Monthly Archives: April 2017

Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Award Nominee: Mark & Karen Strakbein

Written on April 18, 2017 at 2:53 am, by

As part of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we are thrilled to share our Mary Catherine Strobel Award Nominee for Direct Service. Direct Service recognizes individuals who have contributed significant volunteer time, energy, and/or resources to help an agency’s constituents.   The Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards recognize Middle Tennessee volunteers who give their time and talents Read More

Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight: Farm to Families

Written on April 13, 2017 at 9:15 pm, by

At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we are inspired by the resurgence of small farmers in Middle & West Tennessee. However, many people in poverty have no way of accessing the nutritious food being grown on farms around them. Through our Farm to Families program, we’re working to connect local farmers, community volunteers Read More

Generous Helpings Returns May 11, 2017

Written on April 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm, by

We’re excited to announce the return of the ultimate foodie event, Generous Helpings. This annual party will feature 30 of Nashville’s best restaurants showcasing tasting-sized portions of signature appetizers, entrees and desserts, while local beverage distributors will provide fine wines and craft beers. Presented by Kroger, Generous Helpings will take place on Thursday, May 11, 2017, beginning at 6:00 Read More

Tickets On Sale Now for Stars for Second Harvest

Written on April 10, 2017 at 2:13 pm, by

Tickets are on sale now for the Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert presented by OCharley’s and hosted by acclaimed songwriter Craig Wiseman. The 13th Annual Show will be held Tuesday, June 6 at the historic Ryman Auditorium with Nissan North America joining the show as Stage Sponsor. NASHVILLE, TN — Second Harvest Food Bank Read More

Celebration of Life: Alvin Cantrell

Written on April 8, 2017 at 7:13 pm, by

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of one of Second Harvest’s valued team members, Alvin Cantrell. Alvin passed away Wednesday evening, April 5, 2017. Alvin served our hungry neighbors for nine passionate years in Second Harvest’s transportation department as a driver and then as the face that greeted many of Read More

A One-of-a-Kind Culinary Experience

Written on April 6, 2017 at 3:31 am, by

We’re pleased to announce exciting new details about this year’s Chefs’ Dinner, an exclusive dining experience in conjunction with our Generous Helpings event. In advance of the main Generous Helpings event on May 11, the Chefs’ Dinner will take place on Tuesday, May 2, at Mangia Nashville from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Reserve your seat at the table Read More

Thank you for celebrating Nutrition Month with us!

Written on April 3, 2017 at 2:24 pm, by

Thank you for helping us to make March all about nutrition. We know that food impacts health and that good food is medicine. This month served as a time to bring awareness to the role that Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee plays in the health and well-being of our community. In case you missed some Read More






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