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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

The Cycle of Hunger and Health Issues

We’re taking a closer look at the Cycle of Hunger and Health Problems. What is it? And how do we break it? Not only are food-insecure individuals more likely to develop diet-related diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes, but those chronic illnesses can further deplete their resources and keep them in need. It can Read More

Healthy Eating — Fact or Fiction?

We sort fact from fiction, so you know what nutrition advice you should follow and what you should skip. There is a lot of advice out there about how to eat healthy, but not all of it is good advice. We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but does it Read More

How Your Food Drive Donations Become Someone’s Dinner

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

What is food insecurity?

Over 360,000 Middle and West Tennesseans are food insecure, but do you know what food insecurity means? We talk about food insecurity a lot. Over 360,000 Middle and West Tennesseans are food insecure, our feeding programs aid food-insecure families, children, and seniors, and every year we strive to lower food insecurity rates in our community. Read More

Western Distribution Center Opens in Camden

The Ray Smith Family Distribution Center will serve 40,0000 food-insecure individuals across 14 counties in our western service area. As part of our ongoing efforts to grow capacity, distribution, and feed more people in need, we are proud to announce the opening of the Ray Smith Family Distribution Center in Camden! The nearly 26,000 square Read More

President & CEO Jaynee Day to Retire in June 2019

JAYNEE DAY, LONGTIME LEADER OF SECOND HARVEST FOOD BANK OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE, TO RETIRE NEXT SUMMER After more than 30 years as President & CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, Jaynee Day will retire in June 2019. Jaynee is among the longest-tenured and most respected non-profit leaders in Middle Tennessee and the Feeding America 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

Southern Branch Opens in Rutherford County

In an effort to better serve those facing hunger in Middle Tennessee, we are excited to announce the opening of our Southern Branch! Last Thursday, we strengthened our commitment to our mission and the people we serve by opening a Southern Branch in Rutherford County. This 86,000 square-foot distribution center will house food bank operations Read More

The Produce Truck Is Now Rolling In Davidson County

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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