Monthly Archives: February 2018

Women In Need Find Food And Confidence At Greenhouse Ministries

Written on February 23, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

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 Read More

With Gratitude, From Paul

Written on February 20, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

Having nutritious food to eat at home is something we often take for granted, but it couldn’t be more important — especially for neighbors like Paul who are facing health problems. Medicine or food? Paul’s disability forced him to stop working, so now he depends on a small, fixed monthly income. He often worries about making Read More

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

Written on February 16, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

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. Read More

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

Written on February 6, 2018 at 9:43 pm, by

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 Read More






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