Dancing With The Nashville Stars raises enough for 1.35 MILLION MEALS!

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We are blessed and excited to announce that our annual banquet, Dancing With The Nashville Stars, raised enough money to provide enough food for over 1.35 MILLION MEALS! This was the best fundraiser in Feed America First history! Thank you so much to all of our celebrity dancers this year. Read more about it, along with other news such as our Gatlinburg wildfire relief efforts, community food drives, and more in our December issue of Breaking Bread. 

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"I didn't have any food in my pantry."

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Susan B. is helping feed a four-generation household. "I didn't have any food in my pantry," Susan said. However, thanks to your support, she was introduced to one of our partner agencies and cried for two days because she was so overwhelmed by the help. Read more about Susan in our latest issue of Breaking Bread, along with other news, including local Shoe Carnival stores in Middle Tennessee hosting food drives for Feed America First!

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"Oh, we'll have food tonight!"

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"Oh, we'll have food tonight!" exclaimed a little boy when he received food from volunteers with Good Faith Ministries, one of our partner agencies. Learn more about how your support of Feed America First helps local families in need in our latest issue of Breaking Bread. Also in this issue includes the success of this year's Stacy B. Windrow 5k, a $60,500 grant we received from the Wal-Mart Foundation, and more!

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"If I didn't have this, my family would go hungry."

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"This is where I come to get my groceries," said Nicole, tears streaming down her face. "If I didn't have this, my family would go hungry." Thanks to your support of Feed America First, Nicole and her family don't have to worry about going hungry! Learn more about her family in our latest issue of Breaking Bread. Also in this issue includes info about the 8th annual Stacy B. Windrow 5k, our 2016 Dancing With The Nashville Stars competitors, our newest board member, and more!

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How your support helps 22-month-old Shyann

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    22-month-old Shyann lives in Lakewood Park with her mom, dad, and 3 other siblings. Lakewood Park is a community located in Beech Grove, TN where many residents are low-income, underprivileged, and disabled. Read more about Shyann and how your donations to Feed America First help this community!

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"You don't know how much I appreciate all this help."

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Tammy is facing multiple health issues and raising 3 children. Her hard-working husband has a great job, however with the medical expenses and having to provide lunch for her kids while they are out of school for the summer, times have gotten tough. Read more about Tammy in our newest issue of Breaking Bread, as well as a special glance back at Feed America First in our early years as we celebrate our Sweet 16!

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"It's always a blessing to get food."

June1.jpg Leroy was in a debilitating car accident in the early 70's. While he now recieves social security, it isn't always enough to make ends meet. Thanks to your support of Feed America First, Leory was recently able to receive food at One Gen Away, one of our 180+ partner agencies. Read more about Leroy, One Gen Away, progress on our new warehouse, and more in our June issue of Breaking Bread!

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"I would hate to see my kids in the kitchen."

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Cecil M. knows the struggle many parents face over summer break: kids aren't receiving free meals for breakfast and lunch like they do while in school. This means extra meals the parents have to worry about providing. Read more about the summer struggle in our latest issue of Breaking Bread.

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"I went home, filled my fridge, and cried."

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Thanks to your support of Feed America First, Karen of Murfreesboro, TN was able to fill her fridge in a time when she wasn't sure how she was going to feed her kids, leaving her with tears of hope and joy from being able to get the help she needed. Read more about Karen and other stories of how your support helps in our April 2016 Breaking Bread newsletter!

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"If it wasn't for this food, I'd starve to death!"

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Annette was recently injured in a car accident. She is only allotted $1,000 per month in disability, and isn't eligible for food stamps. However, thanks to your support of Feed America First, Annette is able to pick up food at one of our partner agencies. Read more about how your support of Feed America First helps families in need inside our latest issue of Breaking Bread.

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