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DOUBLE your gift to The Big Payback

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is proud to partner with Fifth Third Bank for The Big Payback on Tuesday, May 3. The following is a guest blog post written by Amanda Sluss, Assistant Vice President and Public Relations Manager of Fifth Third Bank, Tennessee & Georgia. —————– Fifth Third Bank is thrilled to be Read More

Our Volunteers Recognized!

The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards recognize Middle Tennessee volunteers who give their time and talents to improve the community. The awards ceremony has grown to become Middle Tennessee’s largest annual celebration of volunteerism and we were so proud to have some of our very own incredible supporters nominated. Mike Joyner: Direct Service Volunteer Nominee For five Read More

ONE WEEK AWAY! The Big Payback

For the past two years, The Big Payback has become a wildly successful 24-hour giving blitz that helps us keep pace with the need for food assistance right when we need it most. 1 in 4 children in Middle Tennessee does not know where their next meal will come from. Help us raise 400,000 meals in Read More

Menu Unveiled for our Generous Helpings Patrons’ Party!

Each year our Generous Helpings Patrons’ Party gives attendees a one-of-a-kind dining experience with some of Nashville’s top chefs. We are excited to unveil the menu for this year’s dinner. The evening will be hosted next week, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Sinema restaurant. Each course will be a truly unique offering to make for a not-to-be-missed event! Tickets are still Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Week

National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals. Here at Second Harvest, we are so fortunate to have an incredible community of more than 34,000 Read More

Introducing our Generous Helpings Patrons’ Party Chefs!

Our Generous Helpings Patrons’ Party is always an exciting evening for patron ticket holders. This year, the dinner will give attendees a one-of-a-kind dining experience with some of Nashville’s top chefs. The evening will be hosted at Sinema restaurant on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.  Each course will be a truly unique offering from one of Read More

Vote for Your Favorite on Facebook!

Each year, we challenge local construction companies, architecture firms and designers to build art structures completely out of cans of food. The competition is called CANstruction and their efforts help us raise awareness of hunger in our community. Each year we are blown away by their ingenuity and creativity! we want to hear from you Take Read More

[Video] Volunteer Appreciation Week

Last year, more than 34,000 volunteers provided 85,700 hours of valuable service to our community. Our volunteers sort and pack food donations, prepare BackPacks for hungry children, pack senior and family boxes for emergency food assistance, glean fresh food from local farms, and distribute food at Mobile Pantries. They also assist with administrative support and Read More

First Harvest Café Menus April 20 & 22

Please note our First Harvest Café closures during our Cooks Rule! Cooking Camps: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Wednesday, July 27, 2106 Join us for a food truck lunch!