Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee celebrated the grand opening of a new distribution center in Smyrna. A ribbon cutting was held last Thursday at the facility's new 36-thousand square foot complex on Almaville Road.
This is the first of two new facilities planned by the organization to help distribute food all across Middle Tennessee. Another location in Camden will open later this year.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee (SHFB) is celebrating the grand opening of its new distribution center in Rutherford Co. The new 36,000 sq. ft. food bank in Smyrna will serve 15 southern counties, including 110 Partner Agencies, to reach more people experiencing food insecurity.
This grand opening is one of two new facilities planned to increase capacity and efficiency for food distribution across Middle Tennessee. The second facility in Camden is scheduled to open later this year.
The grand opening is this Thursday at their new Distribution Center in Smyrna (1958 Almaville Road).
About Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee:
For 40 years, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee has followed its mission of feeding hungry people and finding innovative ways to solve hunger issues in our communities. As a private, not-for-profit and tax-exempt organization, Second Harvest distributes food and other products to approximately 490 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 about Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, its mission and programs, please visit secondharvestmidtn.org.