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NBJ Community Impact Report- Second Harvest Strengthens Communities

By Melissa Webb, Nashville area freelance writer and publicist This article originally appeared in the January 30, 2015 issue of the Nashville Business Journal Every month, when Shelia Swift opens the doors to the food pantry at Limestone Baptist Church in Franklin, she meets hundreds of people who have nowhere else to turn. As Program Read More

It’s Time to Start Turning in Your Pennies!

The sixth annual Ms. Cheap Penny Drive for Second Harvest is running will come to a close at the end of January! Whether you’ve been collecting since November or want to jump on the bandwagon this month, turn in all your loose change by Saturday, January 31, 2015. You can return penny cans, jars, boxes Read More

Jimmy Kelly’s Steakhouse Steak Out for Second Harvest

  The Tennessean’s Ms. Cheap and Jimmy Kelly’s owner Mike Kelly have cooked up a great splurge night out on the cheap on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Here’s the deal: You get a four course steak dinner and assorted wine at Jimmy Kelly’s Steak House for a minimum donation of $50 per person to Second Read More

Green BEAN Delivery Donates One Ton of Fresh Produce!

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is partnering with Green BEAN Delivery to help get natural, organic, healthy produce to families in need in Middle & West Tennessee! The online natural and organic grocery delivery service is the biggest in the region and recently expanded services to the greater Nashville area. As part of Read More

Souper Bowl 2015

Hosting a Super Bowl Party this year? Tun it into a  ‘Souper Bowl’ fundraiser & food drive! The cold winter months are difficult for those who struggle with hunger and are often forced to choose between heating their home and putting food on the table. Why not use Super Bowl weekend, a time when people Read More

Scouting for Food, February 14th

Help the Boy Scouts of America fight hunger during their one-day food drive, Scouting for Food! Each year in February, the local Boy Scout troops in Middle Tennessee join together to collect as much food as possible. The date is carefully selected–many groups donate in November and December, but by February  food banks begin to Read More

Tennessee Lawmakers Volunteer For Second Harvest

On Friday, January 16, the Tennessee General Assembly, governor’s cabinet, and Supreme Court packaged about 50,000 meals for food banks in all 95 state counties. Second Harvest was one of the state’s five food banks that benefited from this large-scale event held at War Memorial Auditorium. The event was held in support of the Campaign Read More

2014 Top 10 Moments

Thank you to our supporters for another incredible year! 10. New trucks from Walmart help get food to those in need safely and efficiently. 9. Ten of Nashville’s most acclaimed chefs come together at our Generous Helpings Patrons’ Party. 8. Battle of the Briefcase, the annual online “food fight” between local accountants and the legal Read More