On Friday, November 30, the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee visited Lafayette as part of UnitedHealthCare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” initiative. The Food Bank event was held at the Bethel Family Worship Center, where staff and volunteers sorted, packaged, and distributed food to registered Second Harvest clients.
According to UnitedHealthcare and Second Harvest reps, the project is meant to fight hunger, diabetes, and obesity. UnitedHealthcare is funding 40 Mobile Pantry events throughout Middle and West Tennessee, providing assistance to approximately 10,000 hungry children, families, and seniors.
About Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
Organized in 1978, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is a private, not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization. Second Harvest’s mission is to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community. Second Harvest distributes food and other products to approximately 400 nonprofit partner agencies in 46 counties in Middle and West Tennessee. Our partners include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, childcare facilities, senior centers, group homes, and youth enrichment programs. For more information on Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and its programs, please visit www.secondharvestmidtn.org.
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