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What does hunger look like in YOUR county?

Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, released a new study, Map the Meal Gap 2015, that measures food insecurity in every county and congressional district in the nation. Food insecurity is defined by the USDA as limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life. This annual study, now in Read More

Volunteer Appreciation Month Spotlight: TVA

To celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month, we’re sharing some stories from our incredible, hard-working, diverse group of volunteers! Our second spotlight highlights corporate volunteers, The Tennessee Valley Authority. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Second Harvest have a common goal of serving to make life better for the people of our region. We began our partnership Read More

Partnership with Kroger Rescues Produce

Our long-term partnership with Kroger helps us to achieve our mission of feeding hungry people and working to solve hunger issues in our community each and every day. Last year, we were able to distribute 10 million pounds of groceries rescued from our retail partners that otherwise would have been wasted.

Tickets are now on sale for Stars for Second Harvest concert!

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 Come celebrate the 11th annual Stars For Second Harvest on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Purchase General Admission Tickets ($35) Purchase Preferred Seating Tickets ($55) Presented by O’Charley’s and hosted by acclaimed hit songwriter Craig Wiseman, Stars for Second Harvest promises to be another Read More

Fight Hunger with Walmart!

Fight Hunger. Spark Change. This spring, Walmart is calling on YOU to join the fight against hunger! There are three ways you can participate: 1. Purchase participating products. Between April 6 and May 3, 2015 a donation will be made to secure one meal for Feeding America food banks for every purchase of participating products! 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

Art installations made entirely of cans!

Each year, Second Harvest partners with local construction companies, architecture firms and designers to build art structures completely out of cans of food to raise awareness of hunger. Each year, we are blown away by their ingenuity and creativity! 4 structures are on display at the Southeast Branch Library in Antioch through April 30th–we hope Read More

First Harvest Cafe Menu, Friday April 10

Cajun Salute Mixed Green Salad With homemade Mardi Gras dressing Chicken Creole Pan seared dry rubbed chicken, baked in a red and green pepper gravy Shrimp, Okra and Andouille Sausage Gumbo Green Beans Almondine With toasted almonds and browned butter Bourbon Street Bread Pudding Served with a rich cream anglaise $12

Volunteer Appreciation Month Spotlight: Strobel Award Nominees

To celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Month, we’re sharing some stories from our incredible, hard-working, diverse group of volunteers! Our first spotlight highlights our two nominations for Mary Catherine Strobel Awards this spring for Volunteerism. Goodall Homes Goodall Homes’ partnership with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee began in February 2014 when the entire staff voted Read More