Mes: octubre 2023

Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month: Indigenous Farming Techniques

November marks the observance of National Native American Heritage Month, and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee wants to emphasize the profound influence Native American communities have had on agriculture and, by extension, our fight against hunger. The Ancient Roots of American Agriculture Long before the first European settlers set foot on this land, …

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What Role does National Immigrant Day Play in the Fight Against Hunger?

In honor of National Immigrant Day, Second Harvest would like to shine a spotlight on the significant contributions of immigrants in our fight against hunger. One story that stands out is our blossoming partnership with The Welcome Garden.  The genesis of The Welcome Garden was driven by a simple, yet profound question from its now …

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What’s Kroger’s Recipe for Fighting Hunger? 

How Has Kroger Helped Second Harvest Fight Hunger for 32 Years? For 32 years, Kroger has been more than just a partner to us; they’ve been family in our quest to end hunger in Tennessee. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Kroger, its employees, and the broader community for their outstanding contributions. We want to spotlight …

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World Food Day: How Does Second Harvest Unite Against Hunger and Promote Sustainable Solutions?

World Food Day, commemorated annually on October 16th, stands as a pivotal moment for the international community to unite in raising awareness about the pressing issue of hunger and promoting concerted actions to obliterate it. It is a day that holds profound significance for organizations like Second Harvest, where our unwavering commitment lies in combating …

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Alicia Tells What Hispanic Heritage Means to Her

Tell us about yourself, and what Hispanic Heritage Month means to you. Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate, honor, and learn about the many beautiful and diverse cultures and people of Latin and Spanish-speaking heritage. I grew up in Miami, Florida the daughter of a Cuban immigrant. My father and his brother came …

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The Importance of School Lunch

In 1962, President Kennedy designated the second week of October as National School Lunch Week to highlight the importance of school lunch in a child’s life. The National School Lunch Program, the government’s federally assisted meal program, serves nearly 30 million children every school day. That is 150,000,000 meals a week. Our nation’s school meal …

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Jackson Fights Hunger

Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®) is a long-standing partner in the fight against hunger with Second Harvest. Throughout their partnership with Second Harvest, Jackson has donated funds, volunteered, and even hosted food drives to help our neighbors in need. Their commitment to building a better Middle and West Tennessee is inspirational. Recently, Jackson raised 2,000 …

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