KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — As part of our Founder’s Day of Caring, we are partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee for a food drive this Friday.

WATE 6 On Your Side staff will be collecting food donations at Greystone Mansion this Friday, from 6 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Drive in and drop off donations at 1306 N. Broadway in Knoxville.

Can’t make it by? We’ll have a link on WATE.com where you can donate online.

More information about Nexstar’s Founder’s Day of Caring 2022 can be found here.

Food needed

High-demand items include canned vegetables, white and brown rice, soup, tuna, pasta, peanut butter, instant potatoes and corn flour. All canned goods and non-perishable food items are welcome.

Donate at WATE 6

Drivers can enter at the driveway to Greystone Mansion from Broadway, then just follow signs for directions on what to do. Donations can be dropped off until 7:30 p.m.

Donate online

A virtual food drive is happening as well! Just visit this site to help solve hunger in East Tennessee.

There, youll find a link to a grocery list where you can purchase food from Second Harvest that will be added to today’s donations.

Who is Second Harvest? Glad you asked!

Second Harvest operates programs and distributes food in 18 counties of East Tennessee. The food bank secures and distributes more than 21 million pounds of food and grocery products annually through a network of 630+ partnering nonprofit organizations such as food pantries, soup kitchens, emergency shelters and schools. 

WATE 6 On Your Side is proud to partner with Second Harvest for our Founder’s Day of Caring. We’ll see you at Greystone! TOGETHER we can solve hunger!