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Volunteer Month Spotlight: Aegis Sciences Corporation

Posted on April 23, 2014 by secondharvest

Congratulations to a great partner of the food bank, Aegis, on their 2014 Mary Catherine Strobel Award Nomination for Volunteerism! Aegis employees have helped in so many different ways at Second Harvest Food Bank over the years. They have enthusiastically worked on bagging bulk produce, sorting through grocery rescue food, boxing up food drive donations, assembling backpack bags and anything else we manage to throw their way. Service is a foundational element of the Aegis culture. While they also donate time and resources to other causes, Aegis has demonstrated that they are especially passionate about fighting hunger in Middle Tennessee…. Read More

First Harvest Café Menus April 23 & 25

Posted on April 22, 2014 by secondharvest

New Map the Meal Gap Study Uncovers Middle and West Tennessee’s Food Insecurity Rates

Posted on April 21, 2014 by secondharvest

This week, Feeding America released it’s latest Map the Meal Gap study that shows what hunger looks like in every community across the country.  The information is provided in an interactive map so users can learn more about the residents struggling for hunger in their community and the food banks that serve them. It is also the only study that estimates food insecurity at the county and congressional district level. This information can help policy makers and our elected officials understand the challenges they face in addressing hunger in the communities they serve. “Studies like Map the Meal Gap 2014… Read More

Get Your Generous Helpings Tickets, On Sale Now!

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We’re excited to announce the return of Generous Helpings on Thursday, May 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Nashville’s Farmers’ Market. Presented by Kroger and sponsored by Nashville Originals, this annual food and beverage tasting event will feature more than 30 of Nashville’s best independent restaurants showcasing tastings of signature appetizers, entrees and desserts, with fine wines and craft beers. Purchase Generous Helpings Tickets ($50) Purchase Generous Helpings Patron Tickets ($250) Purchasing a Generous Helpings Patron ticket will include entrance to the signature event as well as an invitation to our unique Patron’s Party that will be an intimate culinary experience… Read More

Thank you to Publix shoppers for providing 269,000 meals!

Posted on April 20, 2014 by secondharvest

Second Harvest is always grateful for the support from our partners in the food industry and their commitment to fighting hunger. During this past holiday season, Publix held their annual “Food For All” campaign which invited customers and associates to make a donation to the fight against hunger from the register. We would like to thank Publix and their shoppers for their great generosity, providing over 269,000 meals to Middle & West Tennesseans! This week, we received a donation in the amount of $67,354.71 from the campaign. The idea of giving back to the community is deep-rooted in Publix’s history…. Read More