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Give a Meal with Bank of America

This holiday season, Bank of America will triple your donations to end hunger. Bank of America is partnering with the Feeding America network of food banks to break the cycle of hunger in our community. Now until the end of the year, Bank of America will give $2 for every $1 you donate to families Read More

A Veteran in Need Can Eat Because of You

Job insecurity and unexpected home repairs left Barry and his family in great need this holiday season. Barry is a survivor. As a U.S. Army veteran, and in everyday life, the 63-year-old has learned to make do with very little. But sometimes, life piles it on. Right now he’s caring for his 83-year-old mother, he’s Read More

You Inspire Single Moms to Give Back

The West Nashville Dream Center provides Chawnika with a place to feed her son and give back to her community. When we met Nashville mom Chawnika, and her son Tristan, they were attending a Thanksgiving dinner at the West Nashville Dream Center — a Partner Agency of Second Harvest. You might find Chawnika sitting down Read More

President & CEO Jaynee Day to Retire in June 2019

JAYNEE DAY, LONGTIME LEADER OF SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, TO RETIRE NEXT SUMMER After more than 30 years as President & CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, Jaynee Day will retire in June 2019. Jaynee is among the longest-tenured and most respected non-profit leaders in Middle Tennessee and the Feeding America Read More

Volunteerism: A ‘labor of love’ for Barbara Turner

For the past 25 years, Barbara Turner has donated her time, energy, and resources to ending hunger in Middle Tennessee What started as a simple way to get involved at her children’s school quickly turned into a passion for Barbara Turner. Barbara’s children all collected food for elementary school food drives. The collected food was Read More

You Gave Hope to a Mother in Dickson County

Mary could feed her children nutritious food because of your support. Mary only sought help to feed her family three times in the last two years. But for this single mother, it’s made all the difference. “I don’t think that people would get by in life without this,” Mary says. Your support helps parents like Read More

4 Reasons to Celebrate 40 Years of Feeding Hope at Harvest Moon

Harvest Moon is November 10 and we have 4 reasons you need to celebrate 40 Years of Feeding Hope with us! Harvest Moon is just around the corner, and this year, we have even more to celebrate than usual, because it’s our 40th anniversary as an organization! Join us Saturday, November 10 at Loveless Barn Read More

David Hastings: It’s My Obligation To Give Back

After retiring, David Hastings knew it was time for him to give back to the community that had given him so much.  David Hastings loves Middle Tennessee. “I was born here, grew up here, had a career here, raised my family here, so I am very intrenched in the community,” David said. For 21 years, Read More

Harvest Moon Preview with The Loveless Cafe

Get a sneak peek of what to expect at Harvest Moon, with a recipe from The Loveless Cafe. For the second year in a row we’re throwing Harvest Moon, our biggest fundraising event, at Loveless Barn with catering from The Loveless Cafe. They’ve been kind enough to give us a sneak peek of what to Read More

Fighting Against Hunger Will Take All Of Us

Ending hunger is a big goal, but if we’re going to accomplish it, President & CEO Jaynee Day believes everyone needs to be involved. By Jaynee Day “I went to bed hungry many nights as a child. It was a Dream that dressed me up when I was ragged, and it was a Dream that Read More