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Get Involved!

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering for the TWC Food Bank or the Back Sacks Program, please contact Servant Leadership to sign up for one of several volunteer shifts each week!

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

11:30-12:30 Delivery to Grace and Mercy Ministries

11:15-12:45
BI-LO Food Rescue, Sorting, and Stocking Shelves

9:30-10:30
TWC Food Bank
Open to Community Members

11:15-12:45
BI-LO Food Rescue, Sorting, and Stocking Shelves

11:30-12:30 Delivery to Grace and Mercy Ministries

9:30-10:45
BI-LO Food Rescue

2:00-3:00
TWC Food Bank Open for Students

2:00-4:00
TWC Food Bank
Open to Community Members

 

2:00-4:00
TWC Food Bank
Open to Community Members

2:00-3:00
TWC Food Bank Open for Students



Donate

The TWC Food Bank accepts donations of any unopened food items, both perishable and nonperishable. We also accept donations of basic toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toilet paper, etc.). You may drop off items at the Center for Servant Leadership anytime Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (exlcuding holidays and other school closures).

The Back Sacks Program accepts sponsorships, monetary donations, and food items from the list below. You can sponsor a student in need in three levels:

  • $4.21 can provide one student with a food bag per week
  • $16.84 can support one student for an entire month
  • $176.82 can support one student for a whole school year (42 weeks)

Checks should be made out to TWC Love Thy Neighbor Project and mailed to 204 E. College St., Athens, TN 37303, Attn: Center for Servant Leadership. Please include a note with your name and contact information. Contact Servant Leadership or call 423-746-5231 with questions.

The Back Sacks Program also accepts donations of the following items, preferably with pop tops or easily removable seals. All items should be individually packed and unopened.
Protein:

- Beanie Weenies
- Chef Boyardee products
- Canned chili
- Canned or microwavable soup
- Pork and beans

Grain:
- Individual boxes of cereal
- Whole grain individual chip bags
- Rice (microwavable)
- Pasta (microwavable)

Fruit:
- Fruit cups/canned fruit
- Applesauce
- Apples, bananas, oranges, pears (fresh)

Drinks:
- Shelf stable milk/Individually boxed milk
- Capri-sun pouches/juice boxes
- Carnation instant breakfast bottles/Special K breakfast bottles

Snacks:
- Small, individual packs of cookies
- Small, individual packs of Teddy Grahams
- Pretzels
- Individual packs of crackers/crackers and cheese
- Individual packs of goldfish
- Pop-tarts/cereal bars
- Gummy fruit snacks
- Small boxes of raisins