Month: May 2016

BLAKE SHELTON TO HEADLINE THE 12th ANNUAL STARS FOR SECOND HARVEST BENEFIT PRESENTED BY O’CHARLEY’S

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Come celebrate the 12th annual Stars For Second Harvest benefit concert on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Purchase General Admission Tickets ($35) Purchase Preferred Seating Tickets ($55) Music superstar Blake Shelton will headline the 12th annual Stars for Second Harvest benefit on Tuesday, June 7 at …

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Nissan’s Donations Total $1 million!

Nissan has been a partner in fighting hunger and feeding hope since 2006. Last week, their donation of $100,000 put their total contribution over the past 10 years at the $1 million mark. “We are extremely grateful to continue to expand our Nissan partnership,” says Jaynee Day, President and CEO of Second Harvest. “As the Food Bank’s first Mission Partner, donating …

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Agency Spotlight: Bible Hill Baptist Church

Bible Hill Baptist Church is a small county church that has enjoyed over 150 years in the Parsons, TN community. Before starting their own food giveaway, volunteers from Bible Hill helped a local food pantry in town by assisting with their transportation needs whenever their Second Harvest deliveries were scheduled. After volunteering for a while, …

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Map the Meal Gap Study Shows 1 in 5 Children in Middle Tennessee Struggles with Hunger

Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, released new findings from their annual study, Map the Meal Gap, now in its sixth year. Map the Meal Gap is a detailed analysis of food insecurity that drills down to the county level. Feeding America undertook the Map the Meal Gap study to learn more about the face …

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Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 14

Help us Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 14, 2016, by joining America’s letter carriers in the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive. Hosted each year by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the country. The 24th annual food drive provides, on average, 30 percent of Second Harvest’s annual food drive donations and helps give …

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Jaynee Day and Second Harvest Recently Honored with Awards

Celebrations are in order after two recent awards honoring Second Harvest and our President and CEO, Jaynee Day! 2016 Business With A Purpose Awards The Business with Purpose Awards recognizes companies that create cultures of high integrity and that lead with purpose on a regular basis. Criteria also include demonstration of individual and company/organization leadership that …

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Generous Helpings Returns to City Winery

We’re thrilled to announce Generous Helpings will return to City Winery for the second year on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 6pm. Our annual tasting event will feature 25 of Nashville’s best restaurants showcasing signature appetizers, entrees and desserts paired with your choice of wines and craft beers. Our annual event raises much-needed funds for Middle Tennessee’s Table, Second Harvest’s grocery …

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