Only through your efforts can we achieve our mission of feeding hungry people and working to solve hunger issues in our community. We need volunteers every day to help sort and pack food donations, prepare BackPacks for hungry children, as well as assist with special events and administrative support. When you donate your time to Second Harvest, you become a partner in the fight against hunger in Middle Tennessee.

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Volunteer Opportunities

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Location
Age Group
Type
Ways to Volunteer

Individual, Group

5+

MLK Partner Agency – Serve Breakfast

Second Harvest Partner Agency Manna Cafe Ministries goes into the community, serving hot meals four days a week. Volunteers are needed to help serve breakfast at one of their church partner locations, The Liberty Church in Clarksville.

Individual, Group

10+

MLK Partner Agency Warehouse Operations

GraceWorks Ministries needs volunteers to assist with daily operations in their food bank sorting and packing donations, as well as their thrift store organizing and tagging merchandise.

Individual, Group

5+

MLK Partner Agency – Serve Breakfast

Second Harvest Partner Agency Manna Cafe Ministries goes into the community, serving hot meals four days a week. Volunteers are needed to help serve breakfast at one of their church partner locations, The Liberty Church in Clarksville.

Individual, Group

13+

MLK Partner Agency Food Box Distribution

Help distribute food to our hungry neighbors at Manna Café Ministries, a Second Harvest Partner Agency. Volunteers are needed to work in their Clarksville warehouse, helping them receive, sort, package, and distribute food boxes.

Individual, Group

13+

MLK Partner Agency Food Box Distribution

Help distribute food to our hungry neighbors at Manna Café Ministries, a Second Harvest Partner Agency. Volunteers are needed to work in their Clarksville warehouse, helping them receive, sort, package, and distribute food boxes.

Individual

12+

Mobile Pantry – Rural Hill Church of Christ

Help us set up a temporary outdoor market and distribute fresh food directly to our hungry neighbors

Individual

14+

Farm to Families – By Faith Farm

Join us in connecting local farmers, community volunteers, and those struggling with hunger

Individual

8+

Farm to Families – Farm in the City

Join us in connecting local farmers, community volunteers and those struggling with hunger

Individual

12+

Farm to Families – River Run Farm

Join us in connecting local farmers, community volunteers and those struggling with hunger
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Featured Opportunities

Individual, Group

5+

MLK Partner Agency – Serve Breakfast

Second Harvest Partner Agency Manna Cafe Ministries goes into the community, serving hot meals four days a week. Volunteers are needed to help serve breakfast at one of their church partner locations, The Liberty Church in Clarksville.

Individual

18+

Kroger Reclaim

Work alongside warehouse staff to scan and organize rescued groceries. The Kroger Reclaim program reduces food waste by rescuing dry groceries that aren't sold by Kroger stores.

Individual

21+

Administrative: Reception Support Volunteer

Have an upbeat attitude and great communication skills? Help us greet and assist visitors!

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