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Delta Dental and Farm Bureau Health Plans Team Up to Take Action this September

September is Hunger Action Month – a time for communities and companies to partner together in the fight against hunger. This year Delta Dental and Farm Bureau Health Plans have joined forces to take action and end hunger in our community one helping at a time. DELTA DENTAL TAKES AIM AT CHILD HUNGER AND HEALTH Read More

Kroger Takes Action Against Hunger with #ZeroHungerZeroWaste Donation Challenge

More than 40 percent of food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten, yet 1 in 8 Middle and West Tennesseans struggle to put food on the table. 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 their 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

Generous Helpings Raises a Record-Breaking 631,000 Meals for Hungry Middle Tennesseans

Generous Helpings presented by Kroger and its sister event Chefs’ Dinner raised over $157,000, beating last year’s total by $30,000 and making it the highest-grossing year for the event to date! Restaurants from across Nashville joined us at City Winery for a tasting showcase of some of the city’s best food. Featured restaurants included local Read More

Kroger: Fighting Hunger and Eliminating Food Waste at Generous Helpings

Kroger is dedicated to making Middle Tennessee a #ZeroHungerZeroWaste community. 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. Their #ZeroHungerZeroWaste initiative aims to end hunger in the communities they call Read More

LifePoint Health: Making Communities Healthier Year After Year

In an effort to fight hunger and increase food access, LifePoint Health has provided over 1.4 million meals—and counting—to those in need. Earlier this month, our friends at LifePoint Health sponsored and volunteered at a Mobile Pantry that provided over 24,000 pounds of food to 141 families and 878 people. That in itself is an Read More

Nutrition Month Is Back!

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

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

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

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

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






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