Updated: ‘MusicRow’ Teams With Leadership Music For Food Drive

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MusicRow — [Updated, November 19)

Leadership Music has extended the deadline until December 3 for the Second Harvest food drive, with partnership from MusicRow.

Drop off locations for food include the offices of both Leadership Music (34 Music Square East) and MusicRow (1207 17th Ave. S.), AristoMedia, ASCAP, all four locations of Avenue Bank, BMG Chrysalis, BMI, CAA, CMA, City National Bank, Harris Huskins Business Management, Martin Allbee, the Recording Academy, Denise Stiff/Keith Case & Associates building, Sayles Egan, SunTrust Bank Music Row, TKO Management, UMG, Vector Management, and WME.

Especially needed are peanut butter, pasta, canned meats, fruits and vegetables, rice and beans, mac and cheese and cereal.

[Previous story, October 16]

As the globe recognizes World Food DayMusicRow partners with Leadership Music in its first ever joint food drive to benefit Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

Collection bins will be placed with participating businesses on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and collected via a “can-a-van” event.

“We are very excited to be joining Leadership Music in these efforts for such an important cause,” says Publisher/Owner Sherod Robertson. “As members of the Country music industry, we get to enjoy many events and functions where food is in abundance. This is such an easy way for all of us to help those in our community who are less fortunate.”

If you are interested in having a collection bin placed in your office for your employees and guests, please email your request to [email protected].

In the state of Tennessee, more than one million people struggle to have enough food each day. The winter months are especially difficult on these families due to the additional cost of heating heat their homes. According to the USDA, one in four children in the state of Tennessee are food insecure, and in Middle Tennessee alone, 31 percent of the people Second Harvest serves are children.

The 46 counties in Middle Tennessee are serviced by Second Harvest Food Bank, headed by Leadership Music alumna and board member, Jaynee Day.

MusicRow readers are invited to participate in this much needed effort.

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Jessica Nicholson serves as the Managing Editor for MusicRow magazine. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at [email protected]

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