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For Hungry Children, Summer Break Isn’t a Vacation

We think of summer as every kid’s favorite time of year. School’s out, and they can enjoy two months of carefree fun. Right? Not quite. For the 1 in 6 children facing hunger in Middle and West Tennessee, summer can be the hungriest time of year. Summer Break Is Broken Thousands of children receive free Read More

Nancy Keil to take the reins as Second Harvest President & CEO

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Board of Directors announced today that Nancy Keil will become President & CEO of the leading non-profit. The appointment concludes an extensive national search, begun last fall when long-time leader Jaynee Day announced her decision to retire at the end of June 2019. Keil has served the Read More

Your Generosity Will Fill Kids’ Plates This Summer

When the school year ends so do accessible meals for hungry children. Our Partner Agencies like Project Reflect step up to fill the need. Thanks to friends like you, our partners can feed children who might otherwise go hungry in the summer when free school meals are unavailable. One such agency — Project Reflect — Read More

Generous Helpings Raises a Record-Breaking 631,000 Meals for Hungry Middle Tennesseans

Generous Helpings presented by Kroger and its sister event Chefs’ Dinner raised over $157,000, beating last year’s total by $30,000 and making it the highest-grossing year for the event to date! Restaurants from across Nashville joined us at City Winery for a tasting showcase of some of the city’s best food. Featured restaurants included local Read More

Charles’ Family Gives Thanks for You

After a work injury left Charles on disability, he turned to one of our Partner Agencies to help feed his family. Charles worked for many years in the trucking industry, but he got injured, and his leg was amputated. Since then, his family’s only income is disability assistance. With rent claiming so much of his Read More

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