Monthly Archives: May 2016

Generous Helpings Raises More than 400,000 meals!

Written on May 24, 2016 at 6:13 pm, by

Thank you to everyone who attended Generous Helpings, Presented by Kroger! We had a blast sampling 25 of Nashville’s favorite restaurants with you. The event at City Winery and the Patrons’ dinner on May 3 were both hugely successful. Thanks to your support, we were able to raise more than $111,000 for Middle Tennessee’s Table, our Read More


Written on May 24, 2016 at 5:26 pm, by

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 Read More

Fight Hunger with Dollar Tree

Written on May 20, 2016 at 9:14 pm, by

You can fight hunger with your local Dollar Tree now through June 18, 2016! To show your support Dollar Tree is asking its customers to simply purchase a food item and drop it off in a bin located in any of Dollar Tree’s stores. Did you know there are more than 5,500 Dollar Tree stores Read More

Nissan’s Donations Total $1 million!

Written on May 19, 2016 at 2:37 pm, by

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 Read More

Agency Spotlight: Bible Hill Baptist Church

Written on May 17, 2016 at 5:35 pm, by

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, Read More

You’re Helping Feed a Struggling Family

Written on May 15, 2016 at 12:49 am, by

Today, Miranda is visiting the Our Lady of Guadalupe perishable food distribution with her mom, Joni, and her 15-month-old daughter, Elli. As they take turns holding little Elli, Miranda and Joni explain that life has been really tough lately. Struggling with chronic illness, Joni is disabled, waiting for an organ transplant — and unable to Read More

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

Written on May 13, 2016 at 6:22 pm, by

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 Read More

Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 14

Written on May 9, 2016 at 10:01 pm, by

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 Read More

Jaynee Day and Second Harvest Recently Honored with Awards

Written on May 9, 2016 at 9:49 pm, by

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 Read More

Generous Helpings Returns to City Winery

Written on May 9, 2016 at 9:01 pm, by

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 Read More






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