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35 Kids Skate at Ford Ice Center!

Last night, more than 35 children in need kicked off the holiday season! Children enjoyed skating free of charge on the NHL regulation sized rinks at Ford Ice center and then received a hot meal of hotdogs or burgers with fresh fruit, cookies, chips and water. One in four children in Tennessee struggles with hunger. Read More

Ms. Cheap Wants Your Pennies to Fight Hunger!

The sixth annual Ms. Cheap Penny Drive for Second Harvest is running now through January! Over the past 5 years, this campaign has raised over $160,000 for those in need throughout our community. Let’s make this year even bigger! “The campaign is, of course, about money but also, equally important, it is about awareness — Read More

First Harvest Café Menu Friday November, 21

Friday, November 21 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Santa Fe Chuck Wagon Fajita Buffet House Salad Fresh romaine tossed with cucumbers, radish, peppers and tomatoes with southwestern ranch Nacho Bar Salsa, guacamole, sour cream and shredded cheese with tortilla chips Sautéed Green and Red Peppers Sautéed Onions Flank Steak Flank steak rubbed with our signature Read More

Smashville Ices Hunger on November 25th!

Join us on Tuesday, November 25th  as we team up with the Nashville Predators to put hunger in the penalty box! Each year, we host a food drive at a Predators game. This year, downtown businesses and lower Broadway merchants are all joining in the day to take this food drive to the next level! Read More

Ms. Cheap Penny Drive Tips & Tricks

Let’s Make this Year Bigger Than Ever Over the past 6 years, the Ms. Cheap Penny Drive has raised over $160,000 for those in need throughout our community. Here are some tips to for a successful drive! Read Ms. Cheap’s article that appeared in The Tennesseean last week! Ms. Cheap offers a few ideas for getting Read More

Join Bank of America in the Fight Against Hunger!

This holiday season, Bank of America is making it easy for supporters to make a BIG impact on hunger. For every $1 you donate to the Give A Meal campaign, Bank of America will give an additional $2. This means your gift is TRIPLED! To ensure your gift fights hunger in our community, enter your Read More

Developing Innovative Health Solutions

At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we believe food is medicine. We believe investing in nutrition is an investment in a healthier future. Which is why we are forging new partnerships in the healthcare industry to develop innovative solutions to the issues facing our clients. This fall, we’ve partnered with MissionPoint Health Partners Read More

New Trucks Means More Food Getting to Hungry People

Aside from food, our most critical tool to achieving our mission is adequate and efficient delivery vehicles. These vehicles not only rescue food from local groceries, they also deliver it to those in need. Recently, we received a much-needed grant from Walmart to improve our distribution. Last year, our trucks and trailers picked up 7.5 Read More

Help CAN Hunger with Kroger

Kroger is a great partner to the food bank all year long, but during the holiday season, they share a special opportunity with their customers so that they can join in the fight against hunger too! Now through November 22, Kroger is offering their customers the opportunity to donate $1 or $5 to help feed Read More

Tennessee Titans 2014 Food Drive

We are teaming up with the Tennessee Titans to beat hunger! On Monday, November 17 the Titans will host a food drive as they take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Join the fight! Titans fans can participate by bringing non-perishable food items to LP Field to donate prior to kick-off. Second Harvest volunteers will be stationed Read More