5 Feeding America network members serve this area:


State Statistical Brief: TN

Food insecurity rate 17.1 % Child food insecurity rate 24.7 % Population 6,353,226
Poverty rate 17.3 % Child poverty rate 24.5 % Unemployment rate 8.0 %

1. Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.chattfoodbank.org
Street Address 2009 Curtain Pole Road
Chattanooga, TN 37406
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Phone: 423.622.1800
Fax: 423.622.5874
Executive Director: Meaghan Jones, mjones@chattfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Holly Ashley (Development Director), hashley@chattfoodbank.org
423.622.1800
Population Served
Number of counties served: 20 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 12,722,790
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 158 Soup Kitchen: 5 Shelter: 0 Residence: 73 Day Care: 3
Multi-service: 3 Senior: 0 Rehabilitation: 0 Youth Programs: 64 Other Programs: 96
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Other Service : Summer lunch program, grant funded, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, Food Stamps, Reclamation, Farm/Orchard/Raise Fish, Community Garden

2. Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee

Contact Information
Website: www.netfoodbank.org
Street Address 1020 Jericho Drive
Kingsport, TN 37663
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Phone: 423.279.0430
Fax: 423.477.3467
Executive Director: Rhonda Chafin, executivedirector@netfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Kathy Smith (Director of Community Relations), communityrelations@netfoodbank.org
423.477.4053 X203
Population Served
Number of counties served: 8 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 10,040,113
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 97 Soup Kitchen: 6 Shelter: 1 Residence: 10 Day Care: 1
Multi-service: 8 Senior: 3 Rehabilitation: 3 Youth Programs: 13 Other Programs: 1
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, CACFP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Nutrition Education, After School Snacks, Food Stamps

3. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee

Contact Information
Website: secondharvestetn.org
Street Address 136 Harvest Lane
Maryville, TN 37801
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Phone: 865.521.0000
Fax: 865.738.0732
Executive Director: Elaine Streno, Elaine@secondharvestetn.org
Media Contact: John Bell (Development Manager), John@secondharvestetn.org
865.521.0000
Population Served
Number of counties served: 18 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 18,034,762
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 210 Soup Kitchen: 1 Shelter: 2 Residence: 19 Day Care: 3
Multi-service: 13 Senior: 10 Rehabilitation: 18 Youth Programs: 226 Other Programs: 3
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Community Kitchen, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, Senior Brown Bag / Food Box Distribution, On-Site Agency Shopping, Meals on Wheels

4. Mid-South Food Bank

Contact Information
Website: www.midsouthfoodbank.org
Street Address 239 S. Dudley Street
Memphis, TN 38104-3203
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Phone: 901.527.0841
Fax: 901.528.1172
Executive Director: Estella Greer, egreer@midsouthfoodbank.org
Media Contact: Marcia Wells (VP Communications), mwells@midsouthfoodbank.org
901.405.0073
Population Served
Number of counties served: 31 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 15,630,885
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 109 Soup Kitchen: 4 Shelter: 11 Residence: 13 Day Care: 7
Multi-service: 29 Senior: 5 Rehabilitation: 9 Youth Programs: 14 Other Programs: 2
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Kids Cafes, Salvage, Purchase Program, TEFAP, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, On-Site Agency Shopping

5. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Contact Information
Website: www.secondharvestmidtn.org
Street Address 331 Great Circle Road
Nashville, TN 37228
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Phone: 615.329.3491
Fax: 615.329.3988
Executive Director: Jaynee K Day, jaynee.day@secondharvestmidtn.org
Media Contact: Tasha Kennard (Director of Marketing and Communication), tkennard@secondharvestmidtn.org
615.627.1568
Population Served
Number of counties served: 46 Total pounds of food distributed annually: 27,983,914
Types and numbers of services agencies distributing food
Emergency: 209 Soup Kitchen: 24 Shelter: 21 Residence: 23 Day Care: 24
Multi-service: 18 Senior: 27 Rehabilitation: 19 Youth Programs: 54 Other Programs: 20
Basic programs being run (i.e. CK, KC, produce, job training)
Production Kitchen, Fresh Produce, Back Pack, Repack Bulk, Kids Cafes, Purchase Program, TEFAP, SFSP, Mobile Pantry, Non Food Distribution, Nutrition Education, After School Snacks, Food Stamps, On-Site Agency Shopping