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Shooting Hunger raises $60,000 for Tennessee Food Banks

The First Annual West Tennessee Shooting Hunger Clay Sporting Clay Shoot raised $60,000, the equivalent of 240,000 meals, to benefit Mid-South Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The one-day event, held at Carroll County Shooting Sports Park in Huntingdon, boasted an attendance of nearly 400, including 250 shooters representing 50 teams. Read More

Cooks Rule! Cooking Camp Teaches Hands-on Skills

It’s summer and our Cooks Rule! Cooking Camps are in full swing. Small groups of kids and teens are getting hands-on training from the professional chefs in our Culinary Arts Center in areas like chopping, measuring and weighing, and a variety of cooking techniques, such as sauté, caramelize, blanche, poach, oven bake and roast. This year’s campers Read More

First Harvest Café Menu June 21 & June 23

Our First Harvest Café kitchen is full of campers for the Cooks Rule! Cooking Camp this week. On Wednesday the food truck Little Cancun on the Go will be parked in the Second Harvest parking lot to serve lunch. Orders will be taken at the truck, and prices vary by order. Seating will be available Read More

B.I.T.E. Hunger Teams Raise 152,000 Meals in May

Throughout May we hosted a friendly competition called B.I.T.E. Hunger among local businesses to raise food and funds. The results are in and our business partners raised over $38,000 to fight hunger in Middle Tennessee. That’s over 152,000 meals! The top teams in four size categories are: Extra Large – Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC Large Read More

Stars for Second Harvest Raises $200,000 for hungry Tennesseans

For 13 consecutive years, acclaimed songwriter and founder of Big Loud Shirt Industries and Big Loud Records Craig Wiseman, along with his superstar friends, has pledged his support to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee through the Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert. This year’s concert, sponsored by O’Charley’s and Nissan, raised an impressive Read More

Hunger Free Summer Kicks Off at Madison Library

For the 1 in 5 Tennessee children facing hunger, summer is more of a struggle than a vacation because they do not receive a free or reduced-rate school breakfast and lunch during the break. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee has set a goal for its Hunger Free Summer campaign to provide 4 million meals to bridge Read More

Second Harvest Announces Summer Food Service Program Sites for 2017

In pursuit of our mission to feed hungry people, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is sponsoring the 2017 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is administered in Tennessee by the Department of Human Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are Read More

An Ode to Otha Returns with Music, Food & Fun!

Every year, Nashvillian Bill Ramsey hosts a birthday bash honoring musician Otha Turner with music, food and fun! The event celebrates Otha Turner’s lifetime of music and his legacy. This year, the block party will be held on Saturday, June 3rd from 2 – 9 p.m., rain or shine! A $30 donation is requested at Read More

Thank You for Ensuring Children Are Fed

As you’re well aware, children who depend on school meal programs are at an increased risk of hunger during the summer months because they lose access to these vital programs. This summer, your gifts are being used to fill the plates of children like Keyvonta, 8, with balanced meals. Keyvonta lives with his little brother, Read More

Publix Shoppers Provide Food for All

Second Harvest is always grateful for the support from our partners in the food industry and their commitment to fighting hunger. Today our friends at Publix Super Markets delivered a check for $176,549.47 from their annual “Food For All” campaign, during which they invite customers and associates to make a donation to the fight against hunger Read More