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First Harvest Café Menus March 8 & 10

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Fighting Hunger with Nutrition

Eating healthy, balanced meals can be a challenge for all of us, especially the 1 in 7 Middle Tennesseans struggling with hunger. This March, we are taking time to highlight the importance of nutrition in addressing hunger issues during Nutrition Month. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee provides access to a variety of food that Read More

Predators Spring Food Drive

The Nashville Predators are always willing to get their hands dirty to fight against hunger. Now they’re offering three ways for YOU to get involved! In Middle Tennessee, 1 in 7 adults including 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger every day. Here are three ways you can make a difference: 1. Purchase tickets. Smashville is offering special Read More

Jackson Supports Senior Hunger

Today more than 5 million senior citizens age 60 and older face hunger in America. In Middle Tennessee, as many as 1 in every 12 seniors age 60 and over struggles with hunger. Seniors face a number of unique medical and mobility challenges that put them at a greater risk of hunger. After a lifetime of Read More

March is Nutrition Month!

We’re excited to announce our three-year partnership with LifePoint Health to create healthier communities. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and LifePoint Health are celebrating Nutrition Month this March by announcing a three-year partnership to “Create Healthier Communities” across Middle Tennessee. Throughout Nutrition Month, both companies will be promoting “good health starts with good food” Read More

Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Award Nominee: HCA

As part of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we are thrilled to share our Mary Catherine Strobel Award Nominee for Corporate Volunteerism. This award pays tribute to businesses that have robust employee volunteer programs with high levels of participation and impact. The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards recognize Middle Tennessee volunteers who give their time and talents Read More

Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Award Nominee: Mark & Karen Strakbein

As part of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we are thrilled to share our Mary Catherine Strobel Award Nominee for Direct Service. Direct Service recognizes individuals who have contributed significant volunteer time, energy, and/or resources to help an agency’s constituents.   The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards recognize Middle Tennessee volunteers who give their time and talents Read More

Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive Sets Record in its 8th Year!

In its 8th year, Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive set a record for the most funds raised – a total of $80,000 and counting has been raised to provide more than 320,000 meals to children, families and seniors struggling with hunger in Middle Tennessee. Throughout the past eight years, the drive has raised approximately $385,000, providing more Read More

First Harvest Café Closed March 1 & Menu for March 3

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You’re Feeding Neighbors, Young and Old

“Mama” Ann, 79, is well-known and well-loved at Faithworks, a Second Harvest Partner Agency in Mt. Pleasant. She visits every now and then when she and her husband, James, 84, need help with food. A staple, warm presence in the local community, Ann actually used to babysit one of the volunteers at Faithworks. Her expansive Read More