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Committed Volunteers Make a Big Difference

June Keel is a longtime volunteer at Second Harvest, having started here after retiring from her role as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. She first became familiar with Second Harvest when she saw what we were doing in the schools to help kids in need. She also saw the impact that Read More

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

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

First Harvest Café Menu July 12 & July 14

Our First Harvest Café kitchen is full of campers for the Cooks Rule! Cooking Camp this week, so the food truck The Brothers Burger 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 as usual on Read More

First Harvest Café Menu July 19 & July 21

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First Harvest Café Menu July 5 & July 7

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First Harvest Café Menu July 26 & July 28

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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