Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ms. Cheap Penny Drive is Back!

Written on October 31, 2017 at 7:14 pm, by

Think twice before you walk past that penny on the sidewalk. The annual Ms. Cheap Penny Drive is back, and every cent counts! Now in its 9th year, Ms. Cheap Penny Drive has raised over $390,000 for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. That’s more than $1.5 million meals for hungry Middle Tennesseans! Help grow Read More

Ten Reasons to Attend Harvest Moon

Written on October 26, 2017 at 2:27 pm, by

Harvest Moon, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s largest fundraising event of the year, is just around the corner! Join us on Saturday, November 11 at Loveless Barn for an evening celebrating our hunger relief efforts. If you haven’t already purchased your tickets, we’ve rounded up our top ten reasons to spend the evening Read More

Support Second Harvest and the Nashville Predators at Hockey Halloween

Written on October 23, 2017 at 9:34 pm, by

Before the Predators take on the New York Islanders this Saturday, join the Preds Energy Team for Hockey Halloween at Bridgestone Arena! Children 12 and under can attend with a $5 entrance fee and a donation of one canned food item benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank. Festivities start at 3 p.m. with trick-or-treating and run Read More

Special Announcement about Second Harvest’s Western Branch Facility

Written on October 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm, by

Plans for the Western Branch of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee are under way, with a groundbreaking of the new food distribution and volunteer engagement center slated for this fall, announced Jaynee Day, President & CEO. The Western Branch will be located on Benton Industrial Road in Camden, TN, and will continue to Read More

Mayor Megan Barry Extends Food-Saver Challenge to Local Retailers

Written on October 6, 2017 at 7:43 pm, by

Representatives from the Nashville Mayor’s office, Kroger, Metro Public Works, the Nashville Food Waste Initiative, and Second Harvest Food Bank gathered today to announce some new initiatives aimed at reducing food waste in our communities. As a part of Mayor Barry’s Livable Nashville sustainability effort, the Mayor’s Food-Saver Challenge was extended to local food retailers. Read More

Second Harvest Food Bank Wins Award for Sustainable Practices

Written on October 6, 2017 at 4:12 pm, by

Second Harvest Food Bank recently brought home the Piedmont Natural Gas Sustainable Practices Award at the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Salute to Excellence Awards! We were chosen for this award based on our Green Bean Project in which we rescue and distribute fresh green beans through our partner Hughes Farms. This project is a significant new food recovery Read More






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