Tennessee Awarded Grant To Improve Emergency Food System

Jun 15, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Tennesseans facing food insecurity will have improved access to nutritious foods thanks to a grant awarded to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA). The U.S. Departme.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announces Summer Food Service Program Schedule

May 18, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) ­‐ Free meals will be available for children in Murfreesboro throughout the summer months. The Murfreesboro City Schools Nutrition Department is fe.... Read More

Food Distribution in Murfreesboro - Volunteer Opportunity

May 16, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Volunteers are needed at Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency for the quarterly food distribution drive. The distribution location will be at Allen Chapel.... Read More
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Today's guest help to prepare meals for those in need - learn how you can help

Mar 18, 2022 at 09:07 am by Producer

Our guest include Aaron and Emily Cox, who volunteer their time to prepare meals for those in need (hear today's podcast above). On March 5, 2022, Meals of Hope packing p.... Read More
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Meals of Hope Volunteers in Murfreesboro Helped Prepare over 50,000 Meals for Less Fortunate - Overall Goal of 1-Million Meals in 2022 (1)

Mar 16, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Last Saturday (03/05/2022), Meals of Hope packing partners Aaron and Emily Cox worked with volunteers to pack 51,072 meals for struggling individual.... Read More
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Meals of Hope Volunteers in Murfreesboro Helped Prepare over 50,000 Meals for Less Fortunate - Overall Goal of 1-Million Meals in 2022

Mar 09, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— This past Saturday (03/05/2022), Meals of Hope packing partners Aaron and Emily Cox worked with volunteers to pack 51,072 meals for struggling indiv.... Read More

Tennessee Obtains Approval for Retroactive Food Assistance to Eligible Children in Rutherford County and Beyond

Feb 28, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - Beginning March 4, 2022, eligible children that did not receive assistance through Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) program f.... Read More

Free Food Giveaway and Free COVID Testing on Thursday Morning

Feb 02, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

A food giveaway will take place on Thursday morning (2/3/2022) in Murfreesboro. For those who have fallen on hard times throughout the COVID Pandemic, free food items will b.... Read More

Crawfish Boils and Fresh Seafood in Murfreesboro

Jan 16, 2022 at 01:34 pm by WGNS

In Tennessee, many don’t think about crawfish boils, much less… know when the best time to plan one. One seafood company in Murfreesboro is hoping to change that..... Read More

Food distribution to homeless will likely require a permit if on city property in Murfreesboro

Dec 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The homeless community continues to grow as Rutherford County grows.In the City of Murfreesboro, government officials struggle to respond to their needs while also protecting.... Read More

What the Historic SNAP Increase Means for Recipients

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Food insecurity is one of the biggest hurdles that our most vulnerable neighbors face daily — something that gets especially challenging around the holidays. With school.... Read More

Free Food Pantry at Greenhouse Ministries - Volunteers Needed

Sep 21, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries will host a Mobile Food Pantry this Saturday (09/25/21). Greenhouse founder Cliff Sharp said volunteers will be needed on Saturday...For those in need of.... Read More

National Farmers Market Week Aug 1 - Aug 7: Local is Better

Jul 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Summer brings fresh produce and Tennessee will highlight peak season during National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1-7, 2021.“Farmers markets offer a variety of fresh, health.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro is in Need of Volunteers

Jul 21, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries is always looking for new volunteers and the next volunteer orientation will take place on Thursday (7/22/21) morning at 10.That was Greenhouse founder C.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Employees Donate 5,279 Food Items to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:27 am by WGNS

Ascend Federal Credit Union today announced that its employees donated 5,279 food items to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The collection was held in May at.... Read More

REMINDER: Summer Feeding Programs Free for 18 and Younger

Jun 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Schools: Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department will sponsor the free Summer Food Service Program at ten locations with weekly meal drop.... Read More

Free Health Fair and Food Distribution at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro on July 17th

Jun 25, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) - Healthy Tennessee, a non-profit organization founded by Vanderbilt orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Manny Sethi is hosting a free health fair on Saturda.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce free summer food sites

May 27, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will once again offer multiple sites for the free summer food program, which is available for any child 18 or under in Rutherford County.  Beca.... Read More

Free Food Box Giveaway in Murfreesboro on Saturday

May 18, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

A free food box distribution will take place at the Murfreesboro Community Church this Saturday (May 22, 2021) at 11AM. The food boxes will be handed out on a first come / fir.... Read More

Free Food Distribution May 8th in Murfreesboro

Apr 30, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

A free food box distribution will take place at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church next Saturday (May 8, 2021) from 11AM to 1PM. The event is for those in need.The free.... Read More