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Food Lion’s “The Great Pantry Makeover”

On Wednesday, September 30, local Food Lion associates helped stock a new freezer at Midland Baptist Church’s food pantry, Journey of Hope, as part of the Company’s “The Great Pantry Makeover.” Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee nominated its Partner Agency, Journey of Hope, to receive the much-needed food and funds. The event celebrated the Read More

STR ‘Stocks the Fridge’ for Sumner County Families

On Wednesday, September 23, employees from STR, Inc. partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to dedicate a new refrigerator stocked with fresh food to the Sumner County School Board’s Family Resource Center. The Family Resource Center is one of Second Harvest’s Community Partner Agencies that distribute food to children, families and seniors Read More

Farm to Families Q&A with Special Guest!

Our Farm to Families program connects local farmers, community volunteers, and our Partner Agencies to supply healthy and nutritious food to those that need it the most while supporting the work of local farmers and reducing food waste. We are now welcoming volunteers for the fall! Rebekah “Becky” Miller has been the Volunteer Coordinator and Food Safety Manager at one Read More

Shopping for a Cause with BeautyKind!

Now through December 31, you can help give the gift of a meal when you shop with BeautyKind! BeautyKind is an online retailer that allows you to buy the brands you love and discover new favorites, all while supporting the cause of your choice. We are proud to partner with them for this exciting opportunity. To thank Read More

Tennesse Cattle Groups Donate 1,880 lbs of Beef for Families in Need!

A coalition of cattle industry groups partnered at the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo this past July in Murfreesboro, Tennessee to donate the Expo’s champion steers to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. This September, we received approximately 1,880 pounds of beef from the three steers. Students from Henry County High School’s Future Farmers of Read More

Two Una Elementary Parents Are Thankful for You

Lencoya and Allery’s three school-age children — Diamond, Maliki and Allery Jr. — attend Una Elementary School in Nashville. Their kids are excited to be back at school after the long summer break. Lencoya’s health prevents her from working, and between her small, monthly disability assistance and her husband’s unpredictable income as a contract worker, Read More

Celebrating Hunger Action Month with Fifth Third Bank

It’s Hunger Action Month and we’re asking businesses, individuals, schools, churches, families and everyone to join the movement! Our partners at Fifth Third Bank are sponsoring Hunger Action Month to help spread awareness of the issue of hunger all month long. Together, we kicked off Hunger Action Month with a party downtown at Bridgestone Arena Plaza. We turned orange, the symbolic Read More

Guest Blog: Dominique Jordan of Mt. Zion Baptist Church

September is Hunger Action Month, an exciting time throughout the nation where individuals and organizations unite to address the daunting and ever-present issue of hunger. Hunger does not discriminate and has no boundaries – it affects individuals of all ages, races and walks of life. In Tennessee, 1 and 6 people are at risk of Read More