Hope to see you there at new location!
Photos from last year, 2021
Jennifer Kirst, Food Distribution Manager for Second Harvest of East Tennessee, extends her thanks to all those who volunteered in helping distribute food boxes on June 7th.
This partnership effort is co-sponsored and supported by the Hamblen County NAACP, HOLA Lakeway, Morristown’s Task Force on Diversity and is being hosted by Bethlehem Baptist Church on Cherokee Drive the first Tuesday of each month.
The next Mobile Food Pantry will be held on July 5th.
Thanks to all for this outpouring of compassion and assistance to families in Hamblen County.
JOIN US Saturday, June 18th from 4p to 10p to celebrate Juneteenth at its new location Downtown on the Green (Farmer’s Market area)
Send your kids to our Fun Zone while you enjoy an evening of cultural entertainment and education.
Hear gospel music by hometown legend, Yolanda Treece, headliner Stew with songs from his new album 5 10 15 20 and many more.
Come hungry and try a philly from Kurbside Grillin, a slab of ribs from Wholly Souled Soul Food and some goodies from Treats 4 You.
Make sure you visit the other 30 plus unique vendors and food trucks and stick around for guest speaker/activist/ poet Dani Cook!!
Your blood can save lives. We’d like to thank all donors at this blood drive for coming to give blood to help meet the urgent need for blood in the Black community. Get a $20 Gift Card by email from our friends at Amazon.
The Mobile Food Pantry hosted by Second Harvest, HOLA Lakeway, the Hamblen County Chapter of the NAACP and Morristown’s Task Force on Diversity distributed 300 food boxes on November 2nd! Thank you helpers and distributors! There were a number of young people from Second Harvest who cheered our hearts! The event was held at the offices of HOLA Lakeway. The next Mobile Food Bank will be held on December 7. Below are some photos from November.
Tentative Future Dates
for Morristown TN
January 4, 2022
Feb 1, 2022
March 1, 2022
April 5, 2022
June 7, 2022
Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration
Jun 19 at 1 PM – 8 PM
MTFD is co-sponsoring the Second Annual Juneteenth Celebration at Cherokee Park on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The Commemoration Program takes place from 1- 8pm, but anyone who wishes to spend the day is invited to come early and stake a claim on where to place your blanket and/or lawn chairs.
There is no admission and it is family friendly. There will be over 30 vendors, including food trucks and other booths of interest.
The program includes Gospel Music and Praise Dancers from 1 – 5pm. There are live performances by Stand Up comedians, R & B, Jazz, and Country musicians with a special appearance by Camo Brian!
Morristown’s own Brandon Moore is the Keynote Speaker.
There is a Kids Corner with games and face painting, Raffles and Giveaways.
Sponsors are Morristown’s Task Force on Diversity, Walmart, Morristown Parks and Recreation Department.