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Second Harvest Food Bank

Advance Financial supports Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

The Mission of the Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978 with the mission to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community. Second Harvest provides a centrally located distribution center where food can be collected, inspected, sorted and distributed to soup kitchens, pantries and shelters, serving hungry people. Second Harvest has grown from distributing 160,000 pounds of food in the first year of operation to distributing 23,955,957 pounds of food during the 2012/2013 fiscal year.

How to Contribute

Second Harvest couldn’t exist without the help of the community. There are a number of ways to contribute – through donating food, time or money.

How Advance Financial Partners with Second Harvest Food Bank

In 2013, Advance Financial participated in several group volunteer activities with Second Harvest. AF also made a $5,000 donation to Second Harvest of East Tennessee for their Food For Kids Program.  Pictured are Jessica Parker, Operations Manager with AF, and Rachael Ellis with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee.

Advance Financial Operations Manager donating check to Second Harvest Food Bank

Recent Events

In 2013, we provided volunteers to pack food in backpacks for children at Pleasant Ridge Elementary School in Knoxville, TN.

Upcoming Events / Get Involved

Second Harvest has several camps this summer for kids ages 13-18. Find out more information and get a complete list of upcoming Second Harvest events.

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