Monthly Archives: July 2016

UnitedHealthcare Provides a Hunger Free Summer!

Written on July 29, 2016 at 3:33 pm, by

Earlier this month, we partnered with UnitedHealthcare to help provide a hunger free summer for those in need. Employee volunteers joined us at OneGenAway in Franklin for a Mobile Pantry. Mobile Pantries serve nearly 15,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals and families in need during one-day food distributions, similar to a farmers’ market. Together, we provided approximately Read More

The Green Bean Project

Written on July 28, 2016 at 10:32 pm, by

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee launched the Green Bean Project in June 2015 in partnership with Hughes Farms & Produce located in Crossville, Tenn. Learn more about this innovative Farm to Families program project by watching the video below.   Hughes Farm discards 3 million pounds of green beans each year. The beans are Read More

Local Farm Finds Creative Way to Spread Cheer & Help Feed Hungry Children

Written on July 25, 2016 at 1:50 pm, by

This is a guest blog post from Taylor Loyal, our Development Manager serving Rutherford County and surrounding areas. Anyone who has been to Batey Farms in Murfreesboro during the past couple of weeks knows that the sunflowers there make the perfect backdrop for a family portrait. What they might not know is that the sunflowers are part Read More

No Empty Plates: A Plate Installation

Written on July 24, 2016 at 6:51 pm, by

In honor of Hunger Action Month, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee invites you to view our No Empty Plates art installation throughout the month of September at Biscuit Love – 316 11th Avenue South. An empty plate means an empty stomach, and on an empty stomach, no one can reach their full potential. No Empty Plates is Read More

Volunteer Spotlight: Gabby and Scott Dannemiller

Written on July 15, 2016 at 12:38 am, by

Gabby and Scott Dannemiller live in Franklin with their two lively children — Jake, 10, and Audrey, 8. As big believers in volunteerism, the couple wanted to find a place where they could serve as a family. After careful thought, they chose Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. As volunteers, Gabby, Scott and their Read More






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