Thaddeus, 12, first experienced how he could change lives through hunger relief a few years ago when he was living in New York. After receiving a flyer in the mail, he excitedly pursued an opportunity to feed 210 of his homeless neighbors on Christmas Day.
Since relocating to Tennessee, he’s become an enthusiastic Second Harvest volunteer. Thaddeus and his parents,Carolyn and Del, packed 2,244 BackPacks at our Get Your Hands Dirty event this past September. They’ve also made financial donations, held food drives and hosted an annual Halloween fundraiser — complete with a haunted maze and barn dance — to support the fight against hunger right here in our community. [read more]