NASHVILLE, TENN. – In what has become a holiday tradition at
the Frist Center, visitors bringing non-perishable food items to the Frist Center on Mondays in November and December receive free admission to the Frist Center’s galleries. The items most needed by Second Harvest are peanut butter, canned meat, canned vegetables, canned fruit, pasta and cereal.
Second Harvest Food Bank was founded in 1978 to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups and individuals who wished to help provide food for hungry people in Middle Tennessee. Second Harvest’s mission is to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community.
Today, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is one of the largest and most
comprehensive of over 200 food banks and food distribution centers nationwide. During the 2009/2010 fiscal year, Second Harvest distributed more than 53.3 million pounds of food to hungry men, women and children.