Monthly Archives: February 2019

Nutrition Month Is Back!

Written on February 28, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

This March, we’re celebrating Nutrition Month and bringing attention to the link between hunger and health. Did you know that people dealing with food insecurity are at a higher risk for long-term health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure? Because of this link, we celebrate Nutrition Month each March to show the important relationship Read More

Your Generosity Feeds Hope for Hungry Seniors

Written on February 25, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

At age 75, Frank walks with a cane, and his back constantly hurts him. If it weren’t for the generosity of people like you, he says he’d have to find a way to work again — despite his age and ailments. “It really helps me out,” he says of the warm meals and nutritious groceries Read More

Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive Raises over $100,000!

Written on February 22, 2019 at 5:08 pm, by

After counting every penny, dime, and dollar, we are excited to announce that Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive raised $102,741.36, which will provide almost 411,000 meals for our neighbors facing hunger! Yes, we’re reporting down to the cent, because after 10 years of Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive, we know the power of the penny! This year’s Read More

4 of Our Hunger-Fighting Programs You Don’t Know About

Written on February 19, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

When you think of a food bank, images of school food drives and canned food probably pop into you head. Although you’re not wrong—donations from local food drives and non-perishable items are essential in serving our hungry neighbors—you don’t have the full picture. At Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, we go beyond traditional Read More

Nashville Seniors Are Healthier Because of You

Written on February 15, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

Anna raised three children and is a proud grandmother of 12 — she works hard to stay as healthy as possible for her family. That’s why she’s so thankful for you and the nutritious food you make available to her. “It’s good nutrition,” she says of the fresh food she receives from the Second Harvest Read More

How Your Food Drive Donations Become Someone’s Dinner

Written on February 11, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

From donation box to dinner plate, see how your generosity reaches those in need. You see a food drive donation box at your church, your child’s school, or one of your favorite restaurants. The wellbeing of your community is important to you, so the next time you’re at the store you pick up an extra Read More

West End Home Foundation Has Provided Over 2.3 Million Meals for Seniors in Middle Tennessee

Written on February 8, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

The West End Home Foundation’s (WEHF) mission is to enrich the lives of older adults in the Middle Tennessee community. And one way they’re tackling that mission is through their support of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. “We invest in Second Harvest because it’s doing exceptional work in addressing hunger in our community,” Read More

Seniors on Fixed-Incomes Depend on You

Written on February 4, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

For individuals and families living on fixed incomes, one added expense can mean the difference between eating that day…or not. That’s why Tennesseans like Sherry are so thankful for you. “If you need new tires, or have to go to the doctor —anything like that — you don’t have the extra money to do it,” Read More






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