Darrell Waltrip Drive Away Hunger Challenge: Resources for Schools

One Generation Away

Our Wish List: 
  • Boxed Mac and Cheese
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Canned Benas
  • Box of Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Canned Chicken or Tuna
  • Canned Soup
  • Canned Corn
  • Canned Green Beans

Our Pantry Contacts:
Scott Lucas


GraceWorks Ministries provides assistance to our neighbors in difficult times. We provide a family with a grocery cart of food once a month. We provide Fuel Bags to food-insecure students each week. We provide Classroom Snacks to teachers for students that forget their snack or cannot afford to bring one.

Our Pantry Wish List:

Our Pantry Contact: 
Phil Rutledge
615-794-9055 ext 132

College Grove Food Pantry

The College Grove Pantry serves on average 35 families (125-140 neighbors) 48 Saturdays of the year. It is a partnership pantry between about 15 churches and community service organizations and 85 or better volunteers. It serves primarily southeastern Williamson and northern Marshall counties. We offer what we call a "food box" weekly which contains the basic non-perishable food goods and have a "shopping" area in the pantry where neighbors visiting can select things from those shelves. The "shopping" area varies weekly based on what we find on sale. It includes rotating breakfast cereals, corn bread mix, laundry soap, and personal hygiene products as a few examples. All of this supplied at no charge to the guest and is meant to be a weekly supplement. It is not a week's worth of groceries for most families.

Our Wish List

 Canned Meat     Canned Ravioli & Spaghetti-O's
 Canned Fruit 

Donations Can be Mailed to: P.O. Box 216, College Grove, TN 37046

Our Pantry Contact: 

 Laurie Siebel

The Well

The Well began as a food pantry in a local church in 2006, with the goal of showing God's love by giving food to those in need. The Well Outreach serves all people needing our services, most commonly in Williamson and Maury Counties.

Our Wish List: 

 Cereal     Ramen Noodles
 Hamburger Helper Stuffing
 Canned Chicken or TunaPancake Mix 
 Canned FruitBeef Stew 
 Instant Oatmeal 

Online Donations: https://www.myegiving.com/App/Giving/eGiving-341801

Donations Can Be Mailed to: 
 The Well Outreach,
PO Box 1329 Spring Hill, TN 37174
Our Pantry Contact: 
 Joseph Knapp, Operations Director
(615) 302-9355

Nolensville Food Pantry

Our Wish List
  • Supplies for snack bags
  • Individual chip bags
  • Breakfast bars
  • Fruit snacks
  • Peanut butter
  • Crackers

Donations can be mailed to: 1668 Sunset Road, Brentwood TN 37027

Our Pantry Contact: 

 Debbie Noland
 615-283-8197(office) or 615-512-0246(Cell)

Darrell Waltrip Drive Away Hunger Challenge Official Rules

1. Schools will compete during set dates.  Donations will be picked up within 2 weeks of the end of the challenge.   


2.  Schools are allowed to collect food and cash donations prior to these dates at official school events, however, the big push where individual students can bring in donations is encouraged during the assigned dates.   Each dollar raised will be assigned a weight of 8 pounds per dollar.  


3. A total of six grand prizes will be given.  Two for each division- Elementary, Middle and High School. One for the school with the highest average weight per student (total weight of the food collected divided by the number of students), one for the school with the highest total weight.  Both will receive a $1,250 check for their school, bragging rights and the official Drive Away Hunger Challenge trophy for the year.   


4. Food collected should have an expiration date of this year or later. 


5. All food collected must be individual or regular family size portions.  A 50 pound bag of rice, for example, would be collected and given to the food pantries, but its weight will be excluded from the contest.


6. Refer to your pantry of choice's wishlist for encouraged items to collect. 


7. Cash donations are very helpful to our pantries.   All cash donations will be included in the contest by assigning a weight of 8 pounds per dollar.  Any checks should be made out to your food pantry of choice with the name of the school in the notes section.


8. Once the results are known an email will go out to all principals.  All school principals may share these results with their staff and students at their discretion.  Results will also be shared with the local press, Darrell Waltrip's newsletter and social  and in the FSSD & WCS newsletters.