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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 121,530 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 breakfasts and Read More

We Took on the SNAP Challenge

Over a million Tennessee residents rely on SNAP benefits to eat. To better understand how the program works and what it’s like to live off of SNAP, a group of our food bankers took part in the SNAP Challenge. The Challenge For three days, participants could only spend $8.28 on food per person per day. That includes Read More

The Produce Truck Is Now Rolling In Davidson County

The Produce Truck brings fresh, nutritious food to thousands of hungry families in Davidson County. We’d like to formally introduce you to the newest member of our hunger fighting fleet—The Produce Truck! The Produce Truck travels around Davidson County bringing fresh vegetables, fruits, bread, milk, eggs, and other perishable items directly into food-insecure neighborhoods. For Read More

News 2 Food 2 Families Registration Is Now Open!

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and News 2, WKRN-TV are teaming up once again for the News 2 Food 2 Families School Food Drive! Elementary, middle, and high schools are all encouraged to participate. Register your school! Download the informational packet.  Not only is News 2 Food 2 Families an opportunity for local schools Read More

One Family Proves That Giving Back Is as Important as Receiving

To show their gratitude, Lisa and her son volunteer at the very food bank they receive groceries from. Lisa wants you to know that your gifts have inspired her and her family – even as they receive your gifts of food, they are looking for ways to give what they can to others. “[You] helped Read More

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