Second Harvest Double Your Donation

Mon, 12/16/2013 - 7:00am - 8:00pm


On Monday, December 16th Second Harvest Food Bank, along with the collaborative efforts of East Tennessee media, will hold a special initiative, Double Your Donation day, where all donations up to $150k made between 7am and 7pm will be matched by several anonymous contributors.  Anonymous donors have contributed $150,000 in matching funds to boost fundraising efforts.

When: December 16th; thereby doubling any donation citizens make on that day up to $150,000.  Many East Tennessee media organizations have joined in the effort and committed to publicizing Double Your Donation Day.

There are three ways to donate:

1) Call 865-243-8227 between the hours of 6am-7pm on December 16th and pledge your support.
2) Contributions by check or credit card will be accepted. Log onto to and contribute directly to the web site.
3) Text HUNGER to 501501

When? Double Your Donation contributions will be accepted on Monday, December 16th, 2013, from 6am-7pm.

Where? This is a virtual fundraiser and anyone with a phone or internet connection can participate. A fully staffed phone bank will be ready to take donations.

Goal? To raise $150,000 in one day to purchase enough food for 825,000 meals; this will essentially meet the demand for food in Second Harvest’s 18-county service area for the months of January and February.
Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, a member of Feeding America, has worked to eliminate hunger since 1982.