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Nashville, Tennessee

Our Nashville, Tennessee, location is ready to engage your volunteer group to help end hunger!

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156 Space Park Drive
Nashville TN 37211


Rise Against Hunger Nashville was founded in 2016 and serves Tennessee, southern Kentucky and northern Alabama. In 2019, more than 7,700 local volunteers and partnering organizations, including Brentwood UMC, Blount Community Church and First Presbyterian Nashville, have helped build the local movement to end global hunger. In this region alone, through 2019, about 4.8 million meals have been packaged to benefit five countries.

Partner Spotlight

Calvary United Methodist Church was instrumental in bringing the hunger movement to the Tennessee area.  The church has hosted events with Rise Against Hunger for five consecutive years, and in 2017, reached 500,000 all-time meals.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are one of the essential resources Rise Against Hunger needs to help realize the vision of a world without hunger. Each year, thousands of volunteers join Rise Against Hunger not only to package meals, but to support local operations and assist with administrative duties. Ready to get started? Please complete our volunteer interest form and we’ll be in touch soon! If you are interested in hosting a meal packaging event, please fill out the form below.

Upcoming Events

Are you ready to make a difference? We’re inviting you to our event on Saturday, April 4 at the Brentwood United Methodist Church where we will be packaging 100,000 meals! Bring your family and friends to enjoy the Rise Against Hunger Experience. You can make a difference with a $75 donation — which will purchase an entire box of meals. To find out more information about our event, click here and register now. Thank you joining us as we continue our journey to end world hunger!

Nashville Community Engagement Board

The Rise Against Hunger Nashville location is supported by the following Community Engagement Board members:

  • Kristy Edwards – Nashville Construction Company, Inc.
  • Johnny Dunn – AIG, Payment Services Manager
  • Sara Wigal – Belmont University, Professor

If you’re interested in joining our local engagement board, or as an meal packaging event facilitator please reach out to us at

Meal Packaging Interest Form


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Nashville Local Advisory Board

The Rise Against Hunger Nashville location is supported by the following local advisory board members:

  • Kristy Edwards
  • Izzie Zimmerman
  • Keith Gunter
  • Brenda Huff
  • Johnny Dunn

Are you interested in getting involved? We are looking for Community Engagement Board members to assist Rise Against Hunger in growing the movement in the Middle Tennessee, Southern Kentucky and Northern Alabama regions. Please fill out our interest form to get started.

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Act Locally, Impact Globally

Meal packaging events offer a powerful way to make a hands-on impact on world hunger. You raise the funds and rally your friends and family as volunteers, and we'll take care of the rest.

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