Mes: mayo 2024

This 11-Year-OldIs Thankful for Kids Cafe!

Jerick, 11, loves gym class and hopes to be a professional soccer player when he grows up. The sixth grader knows that any athlete needs fuel to excel, so he’s really glad that Second Harvestprovides nutritious food through a Kids Cafe at a Community Center in Nashville. Jerick admits that he’s a sucker for gummy …

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How You’reHelping Students Like Maya

Maya, a seventh-grade student in Nashville, loves to express herself, particularly as a writer and through the arts. She sings in the choir, and her favorite artist is composer Lin-Manuel Miranda. Maya starred in her school’s production of Moana, singing the songs Miranda wrote for the musical. In the story, Moana, a young girl, lives …

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Why Does Second Harvest Care About High Blood Pressure?

At Second Harvest Food Bank, we recognize the critical intersection between food insecurity and health. Many of our neighbors who face challenges in accessing sufficient food are also struggling to manage chronic conditions such as high blood pressure. This is often due to a reliance on inexpensive, readily available foods that are typically high in …

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What Role Do Teachers Play in the Fight Against Hunger

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we are shining a spotlight on the inspiring stories of teachers who continue their dedication to service beyond the classroom. One such remarkable individual is Kristin, a retired teacher who has been volunteering with Second Harvest since 2019. Her story is not just about giving back but also about the …

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Are Food and Mental Health Related?

Food insecurity and mental health are deeply interconnected issues that affect millions of people worldwide. At Second Harvest Food Bank, we recognize the importance of addressing both to ensure holistic well-being. Today, we want to explore the complex relationship between mental health and food insecurity to shed a light on how lacking reliable access to …

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