Baptist Carroll County participated in Care Deeply Day on Tuesday, Nov. 1 with 48 volunteer team members sorting 11,609 pounds of food, which equaled 9,675 meals provided to families in need. Care Deeply Day is held every year to support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
“Baptist Carroll County is happy to provide volunteers to help during Care Deeply Day,” said Micah Ehmke, associate administrator of Baptist Carroll County. “Our teams are excited to participate and give back to this generous organization that helps so many in our community.”
The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee opened its doors in 1978. The organization provides a central distribution center for companies, groups and individuals who wish to help provide food for the hungry in Middle Tennessee.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is one of the largest and most comprehensive of more than 200 food banks and distribution centers in the country. During FY22, Second Harvest distributed more than 41.6 million pounds of food to more than 450 partner agencies, providing more than 35.2 million meals to hungry children, families and seniors throughout its 46-county service area.