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Take Action to End Hunger this September

September is Hunger Action Month. Learn how you can get involved in the fight against hunger! The fact that you’re reading this means you want to end hunger in our community. With 1 in 8 Middle and West Tennesseans facing hunger, it’s hard to know where to start. Don’t get overwhelmed by the problem. Become Read More

Struggling caregivers are grateful for you

Jill survived a liver transplant at age 29, but was left unable to work Jill was diagnosed with a rare medical condition 12 years ago called Budd-Chiari syndrome. She survived a liver transplant at age 29, but afterward she was unable to continue her work in an assisted living facility. Since then, she’s struggled to Read More

You Help Dad Manage Son’s Autism

The food Logan needs most is also typically the most expensive Ever since Brian learned his son has autism, he’s worked hard to provide the healthiest food possible to best manage 5-year-old Logan’s symptoms. Brian explains there are certain foods that are especially beneficial for a child with autism, like fresh fruits and vegetables. But Read More

You Bring Hope to Families like Eva’s

It’s tough to watch your kids open the fridge and see it empty With four kids at home and only one income, it’s hard for Eva to keep her kitchen stocked with healthy groceries for her family. Her husband works outside the home while she cares for their children, ages 10, 6, 2, and 15 Read More

News 2 Food 2 Families Registration Is Now Open!

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and News 2, WKRN-TV are teaming up once again for the News 2 Food 2 Families School Food Drive!  Elementary, middle, and high schools are all encouraged to participate. Register your school! Download the informational packet. Not only is News 2 Food 2 Families an opportunity for local Read More

Tyson Foods Provides Over 236,000 Meals for Shelbyville Families

Tyson Foods’ grant allowed us to host vital Mobile Pantries and made operations more efficient. Over the last year, Tyson Foods has brought hundreds of thousands of pounds of food into Middle Tennessee and made our hunger-fighting efforts more efficient through a generous $125,000 grant. In an effort to support the communities it serves, a Read More

Field Notes: What food is in season this summer?

Take advantage of the best produce this season has to offer! Head to your favorite grocery store and you’ll likely find your staple fruits and veggies are available all year long, but have you noticed that strawberries are especially sweet at the end of spring? Or that summertime tomatoes can outshine the “B” in your Read More

Your Business Can BITE Hunger!

RALLY YOUR COLLEAGUES AND REGISTER YOUR COMPANY FOR BITE HUNGER! In spring 2020, we’re hosting our 4th-annual BITE Hunger, Businesses Ignite To End Hunger, competition. BITE Hunger is a friendly competition among local businesses to raise food and funds to fight hunger in Middle Tennessee – and we need your help! HOW DOES IT WORK? BITE Hunger Read More

For Hungry Children, Summer Break Isn’t a Vacation

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 1 in 6 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 Read More

Nancy Keil to take the reins as Second Harvest President & CEO

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee Board of Directors announced today that Nancy Keil will become President & CEO of the leading non-profit. The appointment concludes an extensive national search, begun last fall when long-time leader Jaynee Day announced her decision to retire at the end of June 2019. Keil has served the Read More






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