Monthly Archives: August 2016

Lee Company Fuels the Fight Against Hunger

Written on August 12, 2016 at 3:13 pm, by

Lee Company is a partner of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and sponsor of Hunger Action Month, a month-long campaign in September to inspire people to take action to raise awareness about hunger issues in our community. With 1 in 7 Middle Tennesseans struggling with hunger, including 1 in 5 children, we all have a role to Read More

Reflections from our Summer Youth Interns

Written on August 11, 2016 at 5:41 pm, by

This is a guest blog post written by our Summer Youth Interns who worked with our Volunteer department.   Kennedi Fitts, St. Cecilia Academy  Dr. Dorothy Height, a noted American social activist once said, “Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as Read More

Fight Hunger While You Shop!

Written on August 11, 2016 at 4:50 pm, by

Did you know that you can help fight hunger while doing your normal shopping? Below, two programs will donate a percentage of your purchases to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee when you enroll! Kroger Community Rewards: When you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards® you’ll earn rewards for Second Harvest Food Bank every time you shop and Read More

Fighting Hunger Down on the Farm

Written on August 10, 2016 at 3:21 pm, by

Several years ago, Lori Birckhead made a decision that would change her life forever. Driven by her faith, Lori and her husband, Jim, put their house on the market and purchased a 90-acre farm they planned to use to help feed their hungry neighbors. At first, there were a number of challenges that had to Read More

Allison’s Family Appreciates Your Help

Written on August 10, 2016 at 2:51 pm, by

Allison, 8, is an avid reader and enthusiastic about school. She loves to read historical biographies, and lights up as she shares what she’s learning with those around her. With a new school year now underway, Allison is excited to continue reading and learning. But like all kids, she needs nutritious food to be able to Read More

 
 
 
 

days

hours

minutes

seconds

donate now

Sign up for our emails to get updates and inspiration straight to your inbox.