Afton, TN
Food Pantries

Food pantries give free food to local residents. There are 93 food pantries in the Afton area.

Coupons.com

1 Miles Away

Afton , TN 37616

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Services:
Coupons.com is a free web service that allows users in Afton, TN to print coupons for savings on brand name food and general purpose items they use every day. Coupons can be printed on your computer and redeemed at any local grocery store. This service stretches a family's food budget with real savings; making your food dollar go farther. There is no fee for this service and no registration is necessary.

Eligibility:
Requires internet connection and printer.

Additional Services:
Reduced cost food in Afton , TN.

Area Served:
Afton , TN



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-- Charles M. Allen




Community Help Center - Jonesborough

17 Miles Away

1591 Hwy. 81 North
Jonesborough, TN 37659
(423) 788-0050

Services:
1 Food
2 Clothing
3 Household and used furniture
4 Emergency Financial Assistance
5 Spiritual Counseling referrals
6 Social Service contact Referrals
7 Thrift Store: 1612 W. Main St., Jonesboro TN/ Thur-Sat 10am-5pm

Hours:
Tuesday – Friday : 9:00am – 3:00pm
Thrift Store: Thur-Sat 10am-5pm

Eligibility:
Residents in the communities of Sulfur Springs, bowmantown, Harmony, Gray, Telford, Limestone, Chuckey and Fall Branch in Washington county TN.
Also must meet USDA Income Guidlines

Documents To Bring:
For Financial Aid- Come in office



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-- Daniel H. Burnham




Shepherd's Center Thrift Store -- Rogersville - Food Pantry/Emergency Food

20 Miles Away

306 East Main Street
Rogersville, TN 37857

Services:
The Food Program is administered to those in need Emergency food boxes are made available after a short interview gaining family and emergency information The goal is to help each client improve their conditions Food dsitribution to Hakins County residents only Hours 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, TUESDAY.

Eligibility:
No proof of need for first visit. Second and subsequent visits require social number identification and proof of all household income. Applicants must be residents of East Hawkins County.

Documents To Bring:
CALL 423-272-4626



You are important enough to ask and you are blessed enough to receive back.
-- Wayne Dyer




Of One Accord Ministry

20 Miles Away

306 East Main St
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 921-8044

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Services:
Of One Accord is an organization that works to bring a cooperative community effort in Hawkins and Hancock counties to identify and meet local needs Of One Accord brings together volunteers and representatives from community churches and agencies to identify problems and needs, then to formulate and implement ways to solve those needs Of One Accord also works with all county agencies, yet is a distinctively Christian organization Among the Board of Directors are many different faith expressions Of One Accord does not discriminate in its services due to race or creed. We DO NOT provide monetary assistance for any thing including electricity, any kind of utilities, or rental assistance. Our main program is food. We do not give away furniture or clothing except in the event of home fire when there is no insurance to replace lost items. In that event with a fire marshal report and proof of no insurance, we help with in limits.

Hours:
Shepherd's Center thrift store hours: 10am to 5pm Mon - Sat
Rogersville Food Pantry hours: 10am to 1pm Mon, Wed, and Fri. and Tues night 6pm to 8pm except NO pantry 5th Tues night.
Church Hill Food Pantry hours: 10am to 1pm Mon. Wed. and Fri.
Sneedville Thrift Store and Food Pantry hours: Mon - Sat 10am to 4pm
Church Hill Free Clinic: Contact Catherine Doerr at 423-256-2408 for current hours and requirements.

Eligibility:
Anyone in need in Hawkins and Hancock counties.

Documents To Bring:
Call



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-- Dupree Jordan




Family Resource Center - Hawkins County

20 Miles Away

954 East McKinney Ave
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 921-9621

Services:
The Hawkins County Family Resource Center can provide you with the following:
- Parenting training
- Workshops for families
- Parent lending library
- Variety of FREE pamphlets and brochure information
- Help with parenting concerns such as:
*Discipline problems
*How to help your child study
*Drug and Alcohol concerns
*Nutrition
*Self-esteem
*Many other topics
- Home visits
- Information & Referral to other agencies
- Food pantry
- Clothes closet



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-- Arthur Calwell




Of One Accord

20 Miles Away

PO Box 207
Rogersville, TN 37857
(423) 921-8044

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Services:
Of One Accord Ministry began in 1988 to bring a community effort (especially churches) to identify and meet local needs while showing hope through the love of Jesus Christ. Of One Accord serves the Appalachian Mountains and low income counties of Hawkins and Hancock in East Tennessee. Hancock is the lowest income county of Tennessee and the 27th lowest in the US. Average income for clients is below $600 monthly. There is no industry base, no United Way, no Red Cross; they are the emergency organization. Of One Accord is an example that God is still at work and miracles still happen. With just two fishes and a few loaves, Jesus fed 5,000. They see miracles of this type regularly. They operate: 3 Emergency Food Pantries 2 Thrift Stores 1 Free Medical Clinic

Of One Accord operates three food pantries serving all of Hawkins and Hancock Counties.  26,029 people were served in 2008.  This would include upwards to 1/3 of Hancock County which is unemployed.  This was their first program begun in 1988.



If ever there is tomorrow when we're not together.. there is something you must always remember. you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. but the most important thing is, even if we're apart.. i'll always be with you.
-- Winnie the Pooh




Church Hill/Mt Carmel - Food Pantry/Emergency Food

22 Miles Away

Church Hill Shopping Center
Church Hill, TN 37642
(423) 357-7228

Services:
Provides emergency food boxes and emergency services (utility or rent assistance) to needy residents of east Hawkins County Requires intake interview Hours 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Tuesday.

Hours:
Food Pantry Hours: Mon,Wed, Fri 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Eligibility:
No proof of need required for first visit for food. Second and subsequent visits require social number identification, proof of residence and proof of all household income. Applicants must be residents of East Hawkins County (including Church Hill, Mt. Carmel, Allendale and surrounding neighborhoods).

Documents To Bring:
Call 423-272-4626 to schedule emergency services appointment



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-- Virgil




Salvation Army - Madison, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties

23 Miles Away

3421 Highway 25/70
Hot Springs, NC 28743
(828) 622-3355

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Services:
Serves Madison, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties. Provides emergency assistance to families in need with firewood, food, and clothing. Also provides food and drink to workers during emergency services fighting fires, floods, drownings, etc. Provides emergency food, clothing, electric, fuel, and assistance to disaster victims and crisis intervention counseling, spiritual guidance, and emotional support for disaster victims and workers.

Food pantry is open on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 9:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 3421 Highway 25/70 Hot Springs
Food pantry is open on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Spring Creek in the Old School Building.
Food pantry is open Thursdays in the Thrift Store in Yancey County - call ahead of time for appointment in Yancey County.

Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.;
Hours may vary; Best day is Wednesday;
Food Pantry: Second and fourth Wednesday of the month 9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.; 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m;
24 hour answering machine

Eligibility:
Resident of Madison, Mitchell or Yancey County; Picture ID

Documents To Bring:
Please call to schedule appointment; Walk-In for Food Pantry



We have no right to ask when a sorrow comes, 'Why did this happen to me?' unless we ask the same question for every joy that comes our way.
-- Unknown




American Red Cross of NE Tennessee - Johnson City office - FOOD

24 Miles Away

69 Wilson Avenue
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423) 928-3561

Services:
Food vouchers

Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Eligibility:
Anyone needing this service

Documents To Bring:
Walk in or call (423) 928-3561



A mind at peace, a mind centered and not focused on harming others, is stronger than any physical force in the universe.
-- Wayne Dyer




Second Harvest Food Bank Of Northeast Tennessee, Inc.

24 Miles Away

127 Dillon Ct
Johnson City, TN 37615
(423) 477-4053

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Services:
Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee is a 501 c3 non-profit organization and a member of the Feeding America network of Food Banks. The mission is to feed the hungry by securing and distributing food and grocery products through non-profit agencies and food bank programs that provide services to the needy in an eight-county region of Northeast Tennessee.

They operate the following programs: * Kids Cafe: The Kids Cafe program was implemented by Second Harvest Food Bank in 1999 in an effort to provide underprivileged children with a nutritious snack or meal at various after school programs in their rural area of Appalachia. * Food for Kids BackPack Program: This collaborative effort between Second Harvest and area schools identifies and reaches needy children who may have little or nothing to eat during the weekend. These children are given nutritious food in individual serving sizes that they can take home and eat. * Second Helpings Food Rescue Program: They partner with local restaurants, caterers, grocery stores, hospitals, hotels and schools to utilize prepared and perishable foods that would otherwise be thrown away. The rescued food is distributed to agencies providing on-site meals to hungry children and families. Two million pounds of food have been rescued through this program. * Mobile Food Bank: Many rural agencies lack sufficient funding or manpower to transport food and grocery items from the Second Harvest warehouse to their agencies. * Mobile Food Pantry: This program provides a mass distribution of food to low-income households at risk for hunger. Second Harvest distributes bags of groceries to public housing residents in various communities on a rotating basis. 25,000 people each month benefit from food provided by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee and its 200 partners.



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-- Alexander Smith




Waverly Road Presbyterian Church

25 Miles Away

1415 Waverly Road
Kingsport, TN 37664
(423) 245-5121

Services:
Food Pantry open Fridays, 10am - 12:00pm ONLY Bags of food are provided Does not provide delivery.



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