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Our Neighbors in Big Sandy Are Giving Thanks for You

Big Sandy is a community of around 540 people a couple hours west of Nashville. One of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s Partner Agencies — Big Sandy Christian Community Outreach Center (CCOC) — provides nutritious food for about a third of the town’s population. Through its partnerships with organizations like Second Harvest, the Read More

Elizabeth’s Legacy of Hunger Relief

Elizabeth Smith, known by many as “Punky,” was a devoted supporter of Second Harvest’s work for more than 20 years. Each year she expanded her financial partnership, through gifts of stock and support of children’s feeding programs, which she deemed “the best cause in Nashville.” She also regularly volunteered her time at Second Harvest to Read More

Your Gifts Fuel Kids’ Success!

The alarming reality is that even short periods of time without access to consistent nutrition can have long-term negative effects on a child’s health and well-being. Mariano Hayes, recreational leader at Easley Community Center, understands this challenge all too well. “It’s pretty close to being a food desert out here, so a lot of kids Read More

Generous Helpings Brings Together Local Favorites to Fight Hunger

This year’s Generous Helpings, sponsored by Kroger, brought together 30 local restaurants and raised over $92,000 for Second Harvest’s grocery rescue program, Middle Tennessee’s Table. There was something for everyone, with sweet and savory dishes (not to mention wine and craft beer) distributed across two floors of Nashville’s downtown City Winery. Attendees were treated to a first taste Read More

O’Charley’s Presents Stars for Second Harvest and Hosts Fundraising Initiative

O’Charley’s Restaurants, founded in Nashville in 1971, is giving back to Second Harvest in more than one way this summer, by offering a unique donation initiative in its stores and also by continuing its support of the Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert. Guests dining at 23 participating O’Charley’s restaurants in the Middle Tennessee area from May Read More

First Harvest Café Menu June 14 & June 16

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First Harvest Café Menu June 7 & June 9

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Help us Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday May 13

Help us Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday, May 13, 2017, by joining America’s letter carriers in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the country. The food drive, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, provides around 30 percent of Second Harvest’s annual food drive Read More

Generous Helpings Chefs’ Dinner Offers Unique Experience

In advance of Generous Helpings next week, the Chefs’ Dinner brought together 9 local chefs to provide ticketholders with a unique local dining experience. The evening began with a cocktail and passed hors d’oeuvres courtesy of Mark Rubin and Stephen Belin of Second Harvest’s Culinary Arts Center. To begin the dinner, Lisa White of restaurant Marsh Read More

Second Harvest to Benefit from Walmart’s “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.”

During this spring’s Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign, Walmart is joining forces with its customers and suppliers – Campbell Soup Company, General Mills, Kellogg Company, The Kraft Heinz Company, Pepsico and Discover – to raise 100 million meals for Feeding America and its nationwide network of member food banks, including Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Read More