5 September 2014


[NEWS] Sheryl Crow, 50 Cent to support the hungry in Nashville

Jessica Bliss
The Tennessean

Hunger is about to get some star-studded support in Nashville.

Celebrities including singer Sheryl Crow, rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, and former Olympian Scott Hamilton will pack apples and carrots for hungry families at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee's special volunteer produce packing event on Tuesday.

The event will help kick off September's Hunger Action Month and is designed to generate community conversation in support of the needy. It has been organized in conjunction with Feeding America Entertainment Council. The packed produce will be distributed to Second Harvest partner agencies throughout the local community.

Other celebrity supporters, including country singers RaeLynn, Gene Johnson of Diamond Rio and Jana Kramer, also will participate in this first-ever event.

Local volunteers have been pre-selected to take part. The event will not be open to the public.

Second Harvest distributes food and other products to approximately 450 nonprofit partner agencies in 46 counties in Middle and West Tennessee. Partners include food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, childcare facilities, senior centers, group homes and youth enrichment programs.

For more information visit secondharvestmidtn.org.

SOURCE: The Tennessean



 


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