Second Harvest raising funds on May 1 for kids summer food program

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee is asking for donations on May 1 to help keep its Food for Kids program running through the summer.

Second Harvest says more than 11,000 children receive food from the program every week during the school year, and they want to make sure those children get good food during the summer as well.

The organization will host its Second Annual Mayday Fundraiser for the Food for Kids Summer Program on May 1.

There are three ways to donate. You can call 865-243-8227, visit, or text HUNGER to 501501 to donate $10.

Second Harvest says $50,000 has been raised to double any donations on May 1.

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