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Second Harvest Featured in Tennessee Ag Insider Magazine!

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is proud to be included in the 2015 issue of Tennessee Ag Insider magazine! The article, “Giving Back” below by Rachel  Bertone discusses our growing partnerships with local farmers. Giving Back Agriculture Industry, nonprofit programs work together to combat hunger in Tennessee. It’s a call to action. According Read More

High School Students get a 360° Health Tour!

It’s Spring Break, and we’ve teamed up with the Martha O’Bryan Center to offer students the chance to use this time to learn about health and nutrition during National Nutrition Month! Thanks to a grant from General Mills, we have a week full of health-related activities for about 20 high school students. First up was Read More

Registration is now open for Battle of the Briefcase!

What happens when accountants and lawyers team up together to fight hunger? Last year, they raised more than $84,000 in just a few short weeks! Now in its third year, Battle of the Briefcase is a friendly food fight competition between the accounting and legal communities to help raise hunger awareness and funds for those Read More

CANstruction – Volunteers Needed!

Second Harvest is partnering with local construction companies, architecture firms and designers to build art structures completely out of cans of food! The structures will be on display at the Southeast Branch Library in Antioch to help raise awareness about hunger issues. All of the food used to build the structures will be donated to Read More

Predators Food Drive, Take 2

Thank you for making Smashville Ices Hunger, a huge success! We had a blast with you on Tuesday, March 24th at the Predators Food Drive. Together, we raised enough to provide more than 14,000 meals for those in need! Volunteers from UnitedHealthcare were on site all day helping to collect non-perishable food donations. Food truck Read More

Thank you for acting during this critical time!

It’s hard to believe now, but just a few short weeks ago, Middle Tennessee was blasted with dangerous, icy storms. When winter weather hits, we can’t get our trucks on the road, our volunteers can’t make it to the food bank to volunteer, it is too difficult and dangerous to access the food that is Read More

Mobile Pantry in Benton County Helps Serve Rural Need

On Saturday, February 28, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee hosted a Mobile Pantry to celebrate Benton County’s fundraising efforts. Second Harvest President & CEO, Jaynee Day, offered to fund a Mobile Pantry for the first county in Second Harvest’s western region to raise $50,000 in support of the planned Western Branch at Camden. Read More

Happy National Registered Dietitian Day!

We know that food impacts health and healthy food is medicine. Which is why we are so grateful for the work of our Registered Dietitian, Sarah Kraynak. Sarah works tirelessly to help the hungry people we serve lead the healthy, active lifestyles they deserve. Sarah is in particularly high demand this month as we join Read More

Registration is Now Open for our Cooks Rule! Cooking Camps

Second Harvest’s Cooks Rule! Cooking Camps are a unique opportunity to get hands-on training in a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen under the guidance of professional chefs. Classes focus on teaching basic knife skills, measuring and weighing, and a variety of cooking techniques, such as sauté, caramelize, blanche, poach, oven bake and roast. In Session 1, designed Read More