Month: May 2017

Second Harvest Announces Summer Food Service Program Sites for 2017

In pursuit of our mission to feed hungry people, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is sponsoring the 2017 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which is administered in Tennessee by the Department of Human Services under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are …

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Our Neighbors in Big Sandy Are Giving Thanks for You

Big Sandy is a community of around 540 people a couple hours west of Nashville. One of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s Partner Agencies — Big Sandy Christian Community Outreach Center (CCOC) — provides nutritious food for about a third of the town’s population. Through its partnerships with organizations like Second Harvest, the …

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Generous Helpings Brings Together Local Favorites to Fight Hunger

This year’s Generous Helpings, sponsored by Kroger, brought together 30 local restaurants and raised over $92,000 for Second Harvest’s grocery rescue program, Middle Tennessee’s Table. There was something for everyone, with sweet and savory dishes (not to mention wine and craft beer) distributed across two floors of Nashville’s downtown City Winery. Attendees were treated to a first taste …

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O’Charley’s Presents Stars for Second Harvest and Hosts Fundraising Initiative

O’Charley’s Restaurants, founded in Nashville in 1971, is giving back to Second Harvest in more than one way this summer, by offering a unique donation initiative in its stores and also by continuing its support of the Stars for Second Harvest benefit concert. Guests dining at 23 participating O’Charley’s restaurants in the Middle Tennessee area from May …

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Help us Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday May 13

Help us Stamp Out Hunger this Saturday, May 13, 2017, 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 food drive, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, provides around 30 percent of Second Harvest’s annual food drive …

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