Monthly Archives: November 2017

Kroger Feeds Hungry Families This Holiday Season

Written on November 27, 2017 at 12:00 pm, by

Kroger is making the holiday season brighter for hungry families in Middle Tennessee. This time of year can be especially difficult for the one in seven struggling with hunger in our area. Thankfully, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee has partners like Kroger who step in to assist our neighbors in need during the holiday Read More

Holiday Food Drive Roundup

Written on November 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm, by

Do you want to give back this holiday season, but you’re overwhelmed by the seemingly endless ways to help? Don’t sweat! We’ve taken the stress out of giving and rounded up the ongoing food drives benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and our national partner Feeding America. Let’s get to giving! 1. Food Read More

Celebrate Giving Tuesday with Giving Food Day!

Written on November 21, 2017 at 3:54 pm, by

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 Read More

Shooting Hunger Aims High and Hits 180,000 Meals

Written on November 20, 2017 at 10:56 pm, by

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 Read More

Harvest Moon Generates Over 900,000 Meals for Middle Tennessee

Written on November 19, 2017 at 8:00 am, by

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 Read More

CAN Hunger this Thanksgiving at Kroger

Written on November 17, 2017 at 3:17 pm, by

Shopping for Thanksgiving in the next few days? Give to hungry families in Middle Tennessee by doing your holiday shopping at Kroger! Now through November 22, you can donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as a part of Kroger’s CAN Hunger campaign. A $1 donation at checkout can provide four meals for Read More

Food 2 Families Raises over 302,000 Pounds of Food

Written on November 16, 2017 at 4:45 pm, by

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. Read More

Three Generations Will Enjoy a Full Holiday Table This Year

Written on November 15, 2017 at 6:00 am, by

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 Read More

Tyson Foods Feeds 1,500 Families in Bedford County

Written on November 13, 2017 at 4:05 pm, by

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 Read More

Una Church of Christ Volunteers Turn Concern Into Action

Written on November 12, 2017 at 6:00 am, by

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 Read More






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