Month: February 2018

Vanessa

Women In Need Find Food And Confidence At Greenhouse Ministries

Vanessa worked for decades in a factory and raised two boys on her own. Now she’s disabled and relies on a small amount of food stamps to buy limited groceries. She says as hard as she tries to stretch her resources, the last week of the month is always a struggle. That’s why she was so relieved …

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Feeding Hope With Bill and Fletch Coke: A Legacy of Hunger Awareness

When Second Harvest first began our work four decades ago, hunger was a hidden problem. But with a wealth of experience in groceries and nutrition through Coke & McDaniels, his food brokerage firm, Bill Coke understood. Bringing hunger out of the shadows  “At that time, people weren’t really aware of hunger in their midst,” he remembers. …

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Dickson Food Pantry Is a Lifeline to a Multi-Generational Family

Your support gives hope to neighbors of all ages. For people on low and fixed monthly incomes, you’re a true lifeline. We recently met Maudie, a caring grandmother who lives in Dickson. She raised her children here and worked many years at an auto machine shop before she retired. Now in her golden years, Maudie’s …

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