Additional Community Food Resources

We want to make sure that everyone has access to food during this time. These local resources are here to support you, whether you need free food, groceries, or food orders delivered to your house for you and your family.

865 Strong: COVID-19 Relief Free Meal Program

We have partnered with local restaurants to help members of our community during this time of need, including individuals who:

• Have had their job(s) negatively affected by COVID-19

• Are of the elderly community affected by COVID-19

• Are first responders, emergency service providers/workers, and/or health care professionals

If you are a community member in need, you can apply for assistance by filling out our COVID-19 Relief Free Meal Program application.

About Our Program

Our Partnering Restaurants

Apply for Assistance

Additional Free Food Resources

Here are some Knoxville area resources that provide free food to people struggling to access meals, including children, senior citizens, people experiencing homelessness, and those who are impacted financially by a state of emergency.

Second Harvest Food Bank

Hilton Knoxville

Knox Area Rescue Ministries

Knox County Schools

The Salvation Army Knoxville

Knoxville Dream Center

Community Food Delivery

The following organizations and groups offer food delivery to those who are unable to leave their homes for any reason, including senior citizens, people who are immunocompromised, and people without access to transportation.

Delivery Assist 865

United Way of Greater Knoxville

Senior Directory of East TN

Knoxville Supply Run

Next Step Initiative TN