Topic: Second harvest Food Bank
Nashville, TN – On Tuesday, October 29th thru Saturday, November 23rd, Verizon Wireless stores in the Nashville area will host a drive to benefit area nonprofits that distribute food to people in need, such as Second Harvest Food Bank, the Salvation Army and Smyrna/LaVergne Food Bank.
The company invites the community to donate non-perishable food items, such as baby food, baby formula, canned beans, canned vegetables, condiments, cookies, crackers, fruit juice, jelly, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, rice, soups and salad dressing. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN - Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee introduced the Mobile Food Pantry program in July 2007 to deliver fresh produce, dairy products and other grocery items directly to individuals in need.
Last Friday, with the help of Tennessee Titans’ cornerback Coty Sensabaugh, Second Harvest served more than 250 families in need at the Mobile Food Pantry at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Nashville. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s student-athletes were privileged to be part of “Govs Give Back” for the third-straight year, this time helping close to 300 families with the Clarksville community with holiday groceries.
The project, spearheaded by the Austin Peay Fellowship of Christian Athletes, included volunteers from many Governors and Lady Govs sports teams through the Student Athlete Advisory Council.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University student-athletes will be out in force, Saturday morning, for the third-annual Govs Give Back event.
Sponsored by Austin Peay’s FCA and partnered with Manna Café, Austin Peay student-athletes will gather at Burt School at 8:00am to begin unloading trucks sent from the Second Harvest Food Bank in Nashville to provide food for those in need in the Clarksville community.
Second Harvest Looks to set Record for Largest NFL Food Drive before the Tennessee Titans vs. Chicago Bears game Sunday at LP Field
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans, UnitedHealthcare, Kroger and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee are teaming up this Sunday, November 4th at LP Field in hopes of having the largest NFL Food Drive. Titans fans can participate by donating non-perishable food items at LP Field prior to kick off.
“If every fan attending the game donates at least one can food item or jar of peanut butter, Titans fans could raise 68,000 pounds of food making it the largest food drive in the NFL and in our community,” said Jaynee Day, President and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Titans (4-3) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (5-2)
Nashville, TN – The Titans (4-3) reach the midway point in their season and conclude a three-game homestand this week, as they welcome the Cincinnati Bengals (5-2) to LP Field (capacity 69,143) in a late afternoon matchup. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:05 pm CST on Sunday, November 6th.
This week’s matchup renews a rivalry with one of the Titans’ most recurring opponents over the last five decades. The two clubs began their series in 1968 and coexisted in the former AFC Central Division from 1970 through 2001. In total, they have played 72 times, including playoffs, with the Titans holding a 39-32-1 edge. The Pittsburgh Steelers (74 games) are the only team to play the Oilers/Titans with more frequency than the Bengals. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries held a mobile food pantry at Fellowship United Methodist Church in Clarksville, Tennessee yesterday. This is the 5th mobile food pantry held at the church since July. 305 families received a shopping cart full of food and personal hygiene items to help tide them over the holiday season. Over 50 people were on hand volunteering. Over the last year, the group distributed over 135,000 pounds of food.
With the added publicity this event received, around another 100-200 people showed up who were not able to receive assistance this time. Last month they served 330 families. “Somehow we were able to squeeze out enough food for thirty more families.”
Tennessee Titans (5-4) vs. Washington Redskins (4-5)
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-4) play their first home game in nearly a month this week, as they host the Washington Redskins (4-5) at LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, November 21st.
The Titans enter the game with a 12-game winning streak against teams from the NFC. The streak already is the longest in franchise history and the longest current streak in the NFL. Adding one more victory to the run would put the Titans in a tie with the 1978-81 Miami Dolphins and 1987-90 New Orleans Saints for the second-longest interconference winning streak since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, behind only the 2005-09 Patriots’ streak of 17 non-conference wins. «Read the rest of this article»
$300,000 Cash Donation, Employee Pricing for Flood Victims
FRANKLIN, TN., In response to the heavy rains and subsequent flooding that severely damaged Tennessee, Nissan North America Inc. (NNA) is taking several measures to help the community it calls home.
Nissan has announced an immediate $200,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross in Middle Tennessee and a $50,000 cash donation to Second Harvest Food Bank to assist with flooding relief efforts in Tennessee. Nissan also will match employee donations to American Red Cross and Second Harvest Food Bank, dollar-for-dollar up to $50,000. «Read the rest of this article»
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