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Kroger Donates More Than 3 Tractor-Trailer Loads of Food

Today, our warehouse was busy and food bank employees worked hard to empty 3 tractor-trailer loads of food that Kroger donated to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee! The food donation came from a fundraising campaign that took place during the holiday season. Kroger invited customers and associates to make a donation to the food bank during Read More

First Harvest Café Menu January 18 & 20

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Friends of the Food Bank’s 14th Annual Winter Party

Friends of the Food Bank, Second Harvest’s young professional group, invites other young professionals to the 14th Annual Winter Party, benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, to enjoy late night bites, open bar, live DJ and Winter Wonderland photo booth fun! New additions to this year’s Winter Party include a Moscow Mule Bar and Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Sort-A-Thon

Last weekend, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee honored Martin Luther King, Jr. by hosting a three-day volunteer sort-a-thon. The weekend included special volunteer opportunities Saturday, January 14 through Monday, January 16, 2017.  Families, individuals and groups were welcome to come start their year off by giving back! More than 650 volunteers signed up for the Read More

Nashville Public Library Food for Fines

You can start the New Year off with a clean slate! Eliminate your library overdue fines by donating canned goods & other foods during the Nashville Public Library Food for Fines food drive! The drive will take place January 7 – 22, 2017, at all Nashville Public Library locations. Library members will get $1 in current fines* waived for each Read More

Your Gifts Are a Lifeline to Families in Need

“I’ve always wanted to provide for myself, but sometimes I can’t,” Anita says, honestly. She does her best to support her daughter, Kristin, but doesn’t always have enough money left over after paying bills to afford basic expenses, like a trip to the grocery store. Anita’s budget is even more constricted during the winter months Read More

Nissan Helps Feed Hungry People

Many people don’t realize that 1 in 7 people, including 1 in 5 children, struggle with hunger in Middle Tennessee. The holiday season can be a particularly difficult time of year for families struggling to make ends meet. Fortunately, we partner with friends like Nissan to help fight hunger here in our community. Earlier this December employee Read More

First Harvest Café Menu January 4 & 6

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Make Holidays a Little Brighter with Grocery Food Drives

We’re so grateful for our grocery partners and their incredible support. Last year, we are able to rescue more than 10 million pounds of food from nearly 200 stores. This season, many local groceries are sharing their commitment to the fight against hunger with their customers by offering easy ways to support the cause. No matter where Read More

Traditions of Giving

Holiday traditions of giving make this season special because those of you who give are making our community – or nation, or world – a better place by giving a gift that truly does keep giving. At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we encourage traditions of giving because we know that without generous Read More