Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee


Mission

Our mission is to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community.

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Grants

Grant Year Amount Program Name Program Area Description
2018 $50,000 BackPack Program low-income youth Learn more

The BackPack Program provides healthy, easy-to-prepare food to students who would otherwise go hungry on the weekends. Students are selected by teachers and counselors based on need. They receive a bag of food on Fridays to take home for when they do not have access to school lunches.

2017 $75,000 Second Harvest BackPack Program low-income youth Learn more

The BackPack Program provides chronically hungry students with a bag of healthy, easy-to-prepare food to take home with them over the weekend. Each student is selected based on need by teachers and school counselors. Food is discreetly placed in students’ backpacks, giving them adequate nourishment when food may be scarce.

2016 $100,000 BackPack Program low-income youth Learn more

The BackPack Program provides chronically hungry students with a bag of healthy, easy-to-prepare food to take home with them over the weekend. Each student is selected based on need by teachers and school counselors. Food is discreetly placed in students’ backpacks, giving them adequate nourishment when food may be scarce.

2015 $125,000 The BackPack Program low-income youth Learn more

The BackPack Program provides chronically hungry students with a bag of healthy, easy-to-prepare food to take home with them over the weekend. Each student is selected based on need by teachers and school counselors. Food is discreetly placed in students’ backpacks, giving them adequate nourishment when food may be scarce.

2015 $10,000 low-income youth Learn more

To support the emergency winter response.