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Nissan Fights Hunger in Middle Tennessee

This holiday season, many of our neighbors in Middle Tennessee will not have a holiday meal to share with friends and family. We’re grateful to have partners like Nissan to help put food on the tables of hungry children, families, and seniors in our area. Since our partnership began in 2006, Nissan has contributed over Read More

First Harvest Café Menu December 6 & December 8

Lunch will be available while supplies last. Please plan on arriving early, as we’re expecting a high volume of guests in this final week. Important Update about our Culinary Arts Center and First Harvest Café

16th Annual Feed the Need Project Provides 1,900 Food Boxes for Seniors

The Rotary Club of Nashville joined us for our 16th annual Feed the Need project and prepared 1,900 food boxes for local senior citizens in need. Arriving as early as 5:30 a.m., over 250 Rotarians, family members, and friends packed into Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. Rotary volunteers bagged 13,500 pounds of fresh Read More

Nissan Hosts Mobile Pantry for the Holidays

It’s a cool December morning, and Nissan is out at one of our Partner Agencies, Loving Care Ministries, hosting a Mobile Pantry for hungry families in our area. As Nissan employees pack boxes of food, a line of cars patiently wait to receive much-needed groceries to get through the holidays. “Many people don’t realize that Read More

Health & Hunger Summit Brings Together Leaders to Work on Solutions

Leaders from the world of healthcare and from food banks around the Southeast recently met at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to share ideas for addressing hunger in the context of healthcare. Convened by the Safety Net Consortium of Middle Tennessee, the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, and Second Harvest, the Health & Hunger Summit began Read More

Second Harvest Packs 61,152 Disaster Relief Boxes for Hurricane Victims

At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we are committed to helping families in need in our 46 county service area. However, when major disasters occur outside of Middle Tennessee, we are called to help. Thanks to an incredible volunteer effort, Second Harvest sent 61,152 Disaster Relief Boxes to hurricane victims. In just 3 Read More

Kroger Feeds Hungry Families This Holiday Season

Kroger is making the holiday season brighter for hungry families in Middle Tennessee. This time of year can be especially difficult for the one in seven struggling with hunger in our area. Thankfully, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee has partners like Kroger who step in to assist our neighbors in need during the holiday Read More

Holiday Food Drive Roundup

Do you want to give back this holiday season, but you’re overwhelmed by the seemingly endless ways to help? Don’t sweat! We’ve taken the stress out of giving and rounded up the ongoing food drives benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and our national partner Feeding America. Let’s get to giving! 1. Food Read More

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with Giving Food Day!

This Thursday, we’ll give thanks. Then on Friday, we’ll get deals. How about on Tuesday, we give back? On Tuesday, November 28 participate in a global day of giving—Giving Tuesday—and support Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. This year, we’re celebrating Giving Tuesday as Giving Food Day with a Virtual Food Drive! All gifts donated to our Read More

Shooting Hunger Aims High and Hits 180,000 Meals

September’s Nashville Shooting Hunger Sporting Clays Fun Shoot raised the equivalent of 180,000 meals for hungry families in Middle Tennessee!  Shooting Hunger was created in 2015 through the combined efforts of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, the Tennessee Farm Bureau Family, and Farm Credit Mid-America. The one day fun shoot is a way for Tennessee’s agricultural community to come Read More