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






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