Month: November 2017

Giving Tuesday 2017

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with Giving Food Day!

This Thursday, we’ll give thanks. Then on Friday, we’ll get deals. How about on Tuesday, we give back? On Tuesday, November 28 participate in a global day of giving—Giving Tuesday—and support Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. This year, we’re celebrating Giving Tuesday as Giving Food Day with a Virtual Food Drive! All gifts donated to our …

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Shooting Hunger Aims High and Hits 180,000 Meals

September’s Nashville Shooting Hunger Sporting Clays Fun Shoot raised the equivalent of 180,000 meals for hungry families in Middle Tennessee!  Shooting Hunger was created in 2015 through the combined efforts of Tennessee Farmers Cooperative, the Tennessee Farm Bureau Family, and Farm Credit Mid-America. The one day fun shoot is a way for Tennessee’s agricultural community to come …

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Harvest Moon 2017

Harvest Moon Generates Over 900,000 Meals for Middle Tennessee

We are excited to announce that Harvest Moon raised over $228,000 dollars this year! That equates to more than 912,000 meals for hungry families, children, and seniors in Middle Tennessee. We celebrated our hunger relief efforts of the past year at the beautiful Loveless Barn with entertainment from Super T. Thanks to both for ensuring …

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Food 2 Families Raises over 302,000 Pounds of Food

This year’s food drive sponsored by WKRN News 2 and Second Harvest Food Bank collected even more food than last year. Elementary, middle and high schools across Middle Tennessee competed to see who can collect the most canned goods and non-perishable items on a per-student basis. The Food 2 Families drive, which ran between Aug. 28 and Oct. …

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Three Generations Will Enjoy a Full Holiday Table This Year

Before she found out about the holiday food distribution at J.T. Moore Middle School, Cherly says she couldn’t afford a Thanksgiving turkey for her family. She’s not able to work right now because she cares for her 3-year-old son, Jayden, full-time. It makes things really tough, but childcare would be too expensive. Cherly’s older children …

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Tyson Foods Feeds 1,500 Families in Bedford County

Thanks to a generous contribution from Tyson Foods, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee will be able to provide over 100,000 pounds of food to approximately 1,500 food-insecure families in Shelbyville and Bedford County where Tyson employees live and work. With Tyson’s support, Second Harvest will host a total of six Mobile Pantries around …

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Una Church of Christ volunteers

Una Church of Christ Volunteers Turn Concern Into Action

Una Church of Christ is a devoted partner in the fight against hunger here in Nashville. At the church’s food pantry, Una volunteers give out emergency food boxes to neighbors in need every Wednesday, and on every second Friday of the month, they host and operate a Second Harvest Mobile Pantry to give out fresh …

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