About Friends of the Food Bank

This group of young professionals aged 25-40 is making an impact in our Middle and West Tennessee communities. Through volunteerism, fundraising, and community engagement, members are helping our neighbors in need and advocating to advance hunger solutions while expanding their professional network.

We’re always looking for new members to join Friends of the Food Bank! Using the form below, tell us a little about yourself and why you would be a great candidate! Know someone in your network who would also be a great candidate? Use the form below to nominate a young professional, too!


Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Support Second Harvest by donating food, time, and money to help your neighbors in need.


Learn about the impact of food insecurity and advocate on behalf of Second Harvest.

Professional Development

Grow your network with service-driven people.


  • Leadership opportunities 
  • Name and employer on Friends of the Food Bank webpage 
  • Exposure to C-Suite Leadership and Board
  • Opportunities to participate in board and event committees 
  • Standing optional volunteer shift on the second Wednesday of the month
  • Second Harvest swag and discounts for Second Harvest’s events 
  • Receive quarterly Table Topics newsletter
  • Opportunity to serve as an intern board member

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Chair Members

Brittany Bower

Membership Chair

Kaitlyn Davis

Volunteer Chair

Nathan Hontoria

Communications Chair


  • Taylor Boomsma – Epidemiologist, American Immunization Registry Association
  • Brittany Boyer, Membership Chair – Corporate Controller, OneOncology
  • Bryan Crigger – Data Scientist, Discount Tire
  • Kaitlyn Davis, Volunteer Chair – Project Coordinator, Cooper Steel
  • Samantha Gerken – Senior Counsel, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP
  • Shelley Grayson – Senior Account Manager, Flood Bumstead McCready & McCarthy
  • Nathan Hontoria, Communications Chair – Senior Laboratory Specialist, Brown & Caldwell
  • Jani Sarratt – Clinical Director of Process Engineering, HCA Healthcare
  • Emily Sitton – Director of Marketing, Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
  • Georgia Spires – AO/Business Analyst, AllianceBernstein

Upcoming Events

Volunteer Shift

June 15th, 9:00am - 11:30am
Second Harvest Food Bank Martin Distribution Center

Join us every second Saturday of each month for an optional volunteer shift exclusively for Friends of the Food Bank members. Please register هنا!

Quarterly Engagement

May 21st, 8:30am - 9:30am
Second Harvest Food Bank Martin Distribution Center

Join us for our quarterly engagement opportunity, Coffee with Second Harvest’s Executive Leadership! This is a great opportunity for Friends of the Food Bank members to meet our leadership and more about Second Harvest!

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Have more questions about Friends of the Food Bank? Send us a message and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible!

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