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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

Fight Hunger Like a Local: Holiday Round Up

We’ve made giving back easy and put all of our local holiday partnerships all in one place. The season of giving is here, and there are so, so many ways you can contribute to the fight against hunger this holiday season. From grocery shopping to eating out, you can give back by shopping or visiting your favorite Read More

Create a Facebook Fundraiser to Fight Hunger

Create a Facebook Fundraiser in a few short minutes, and you can have a big impact on the fight against hunger. Do you want to help a lot of people struggling with hunger but don’t have a lot of time or resources to spare? Facebook Fundraisers allow you to rally the support of your friends Read More

Fighting Against Hunger Will Take All Of Us

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

Why Did the Nashville Skyline Go Orange?

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

Tyson Foods Provides Grant to Fight Hunger in Shelbyville and Beyond

As part of its commitment to support the communities it serves, we received a $125,000 grant from Tyson Foods that will help us fight hunger across our service area. Earlier this week, we received a generous $125,000 grant from Tyson Foods to bolster our ability to supply our Partner Agencies with nutritious food for those Read More

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

Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive Has a Record-Breaking Year

Ms. Cheap’s yearly Penny Drive raises nearly $87,000! In its biggest fundraising year to date, Ms. Cheap’s Penny Drive collected an incredible $86,939 for children, families, and seniors struggling with hunger in Middle Tennessee. This year’s grand total surpassed last year’s by over $1,600 and will provide more than 340,000 meals to those in need. Read More

Eat This, Not That

An easy guide to making healthier choices at the grocery store. Eating healthier doesn’t have to be complicated. It can be as simple as making smarter choices at the grocery store by opting for the more nutritious version of foods you already eat. In honor of Nutrition Month, Abi Hughes, a registered dietician at Second Harvest Read More

Health & Hunger Summit Brings Together Leaders to Work on Solutions

Leaders from the world of healthcare and from food banks around the Southeast recently met at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to share ideas for addressing hunger in the context of healthcare. Convened by the Safety Net Consortium of Middle Tennessee, the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance, and Second Harvest, the Health & Hunger Summit began Read More

 
 
 
 

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