Monthly Archives: June 2018

Vans4Cans with Lee Company

Written on June 22, 2018 at 9:39 am, by

Lee Company is a partner of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and will be hosting Vans4Cans to inspire people to take action and raise awareness about hunger issues in our community. With 1 in 8 Middle Tennesseans struggling with hunger, including 1 in 5 children, we all have a role to play in getting food Read More

For Hungry Children, Summer Break Isn’t a Vacation

Written on June 20, 2018 at 2:15 pm, by

We think of summer as every kid’s favorite time of year. School’s out, and they can enjoy two months of carefree fun. Right? Not quite. For the 121,530 children facing hunger in Middle and West Tennessee, summer can be the hungriest time of year. Summer Break Is Broken Thousands of children receive free breakfasts and Read More

We Took on the SNAP Challenge

Written on June 12, 2018 at 1:50 pm, by

Over a million Tennessee residents rely on SNAP benefits to eat. To better understand how the program works and what it’s like to live off of SNAP, a group of our food bankers took part in the SNAP Challenge. The Challenge For three days, participants could only spend $8.28 on food per person per day. That includes Read More

The Produce Truck Is Now Rolling In Davidson County

Written on June 1, 2018 at 3:59 pm, by

The Produce Truck brings fresh, nutritious food to thousands of hungry families in Davidson County. We’d like to formally introduce you to the newest member of our hunger fighting fleet—The Produce Truck! The Produce Truck travels around Davidson County bringing fresh vegetables, fruits, bread, milk, eggs, and other perishable items directly into food-insecure neighborhoods. For Read More

 
 
 
 

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