WHAT: UnitedHealthcare, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee, and Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee are teaming up to fight hunger in Middle and West Tennessee through Second Harvest’s Mobile Pantry program. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee staff and volunteers from UnitedHealthcare and the Bethel Family Worship Center will help sort and package and distribute food at a Mobile Pantry event in Macon County on Friday, November 30.
WHY: The activities are in support of UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative to prevent hunger, diabetes and obesity. UnitedHealthcare is providing funding for 40 Mobile Pantry events through Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee targeting rural and urban communities in Middle and West Tennessee. The partnership will provide food assistance to more than 10,000 hungry children, families and seniors.
WHEN: Friday, November 30
7:00 a.m. Second Harvest Food Bank Truck Arrives
9:00 a.m. Food Distribution to Second Harvest Client Begins
2:00 p.m. Food Distribution Ends
WHERE: Bethel Family Worship Center – 202 Church Street, Lafayette, TN 37083
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.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.