Monthly Archives: September 2018

Fighting Against Hunger Will Take All Of Us

Written on September 27, 2018 at 2:59 pm, by

Ending hunger is a big goal, but if we’re going to accomplish it, President & CEO Jaynee Day believes everyone needs to be involved. By Jaynee Day “I went to bed hungry many nights as a child. It was a Dream that dressed me up when I was ragged, and it was a Dream that Read More

Farm Bureau Health Plans Takes Action this September

Written on September 25, 2018 at 10:25 am, by

Farm Bureau Health Plans celebrate Hunger Action Month by hosting a Mobile Pantry. Everyone knows the feeling of an empty stomach. In Middle and West Tennessee, 1 in 8 people struggle with hunger and face that empty feeling on a regular basis. Farm Bureau Health Plans wants to make sure that no one in our Read More

Delta Dental Takes Action Against Childhood Hunger

Written on September 21, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

Delta Dental continues to fight childhood hunger by supporting our Kids Cafe and BackPack programs. Not only is Delta Dental bringing awareness to those in need this Hunger Action Month, but they are also continuing their fight against childhood hunger by supporting our children’s feeding programs. 1 in 5 children are currently struggling with hunger Read More

What should I donate to a food drive?

Written on September 19, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

Before you donate to your local food drive, learn what foods our hungry neighbors need most! Last year alone we received nearly 2 million pounds of non-perishable food from food drives. That’s equivalent to over 1,660,000 meals! These non-perishable foods are essential to stock the shelves at our Partner Agencies across Middle and West Tennessee, Read More

Why Did the Nashville Skyline Go Orange?

Written on September 14, 2018 at 10:48 am, by

The Nashville skyline Goes Orange in celebration of Hunger Action Day. If you caught a glimpse of the skyline last night, September 13, you may have noticed it was more orange than usual—a lot more orange. Nashville landmarks from Korean Veterans Bridge to the Parthenon were illuminated in orange light for Hunger Action Day! WHY Read More

Jackson Takes Action to End Senior Hunger

Written on September 12, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

This Hunger Action Month, Jackson is committed to fighting senior hunger. Jackson National Life Insurance Company is celebrating Hunger Action Month by taking action against senior hunger. As the largest generation in American history continues to age, the number of seniors who are in need of food assistance will continue to grow. Many seniors we Read More

First Tennessee Takes Action to End Hunger

Written on September 10, 2018 at 2:10 pm, by

First Tennessee donates time and resources in honor of Hunger Action Month. An empty plate equals an empty stomach, and no one can reach their full potential if they’re running on empty. First Tennessee wants to make sure that no family, child, or senior in our community has to run on empty, so they’ve partnered Read More

Kroger Takes Action Against Hunger with #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge

Written on September 7, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

More than 40% of food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, yet 1 in 8 Middle and West Tennesseans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Kroger wants to change that. In honor of Hunger Action Month, Kroger has launched the #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge to educate and inspire others to fight hunger in Read More

Feeding Hope with Marian Eidson

Written on September 5, 2018 at 3:53 pm, by

In her six years working at Second Harvest, Marian Eidson, has volunteered at feeding sites countless times, but it’s her first Mobile Pantry that had the biggest impact. Read on to learn why this hot morning in West Tennessee is one she will never forget.  It was my first Mobile Pantry as a new Second Read More






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