294,166 items collected during Food 2 Families 2016

Food 2 Families
(Graphic: WKRN)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One in five children in Middle Tennessee goes to bed hungry every night. That means that’s one in five children in your child’s classroom!

Hunger affects a child’s health, how they perform in school, even their self-esteem.

For more than 35 years News 2’s Food 2 Families has been benefiting Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee has been providing much needed food for families.

58 local schools school had from August 25 to October 31 to collect donations as part of the News 2 Food 2 Families drive.

Here are the results:


  • 1st PLACE: Currey Ingram Academy
  • 2nd PLACE: Percy Priest Elementary
  • 3rd PLACE: Oakmont Elementary School

Alex Green Elementary School
Andrew Jackson Elementary School
Blackman Elementary School
Buchanan Elementary School
Casa Azafran Early Learning Center
Chadwell Elementary School
Cockrill Elementary School
Cumberland Elementary School
David Youree Elementary School
Glenn Enhanced Option Elementary School
Gower Elementary School
Guild Elementary School
Harpeth Valley Elementary
John Colemon Elementary
Jones Paideia Magnet Elementary School
Lockeland Elementary School
Neely’s Bend Elementary School
Oak Hill School
Old Center Elementary School
Paragon Mills Elementary School
Robertson Academy
Shayne Elementary School
Columbia Academy
St. Bernard Academy


  • 1st PLACE:Oakland Middle School
  • 2nd PLACE: Dupont Tyler Middle School
  • 3rd PLACE: Meigs Middle Magnet School

Blackman Middle School
Oliver Middle School
Rock Springs Middle School
Siegel Middle School
Smyrna Middle School
Stewarts Creek Middle School
Thurgood Marshall Middle School



  • 1ST PLACE: KIPP Nashville Collegiate High School
  • 2ND PLACE: Whites Creek High School


  • 1ST PLACE: Montgomery Bell Academy
  • 2ND PLACE: Springfield High School
  • 3RD PLACE: Spring Hill High School


  • 1ST PLACE: Hendersonville High School
  • 2ND PLACE: Gallatin High School
  • 3RD PLACE: Smyrna High School

Brentwood High School
Centennial High School
Columbia Central High School
Fairview High School
Franklin High School
Independence High School
Maplewood High School
Nolensville High School
Page High School
Ravenwood High School
Renaissance High School
Siegel High School
Summit High School

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