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Witherspoon Visits Youth to Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

Posted Sep 24, 2012

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Titans Linebacker and grass-fed beef farmer Will Witherspoon engaged students in a discussion on healthy eating during a visit to the East Park Community Center this past Friday, Sept.  21. Witherspoon visited with students in the center’s after-school program on sustainable living and healthy eating. The visit was in coordination with Witherspoon’s upcoming charity event, Farm to Table (on Oct. 15), which will benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s Children’s Feeding Programs.

East Coleman Kids Café site, located at East Park, is part of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s Children's Feeding Programs.  Kids Cafés provide free meals and snacks to low-income children, targeting children at risk of hunger. Second Harvest’s goal is to provide these children the physical and emotional nourishment critical to healthy development. Witherspoon stopped by the Kids Café to spend time with and to educate the children the benefits of healthy eating and living.

Witherspoon is also among various celebrities who participated in an awareness video campaign on YouTube entitled “Speak Out  Against Hunger” on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank this month.  For more information on Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee or for the Farm to Table event, visit www.secondharvestmidtn.org.

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 distributes food and other products to approximately 400 non-profit 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.

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