Established in 2014, Friends of the Food Bank is a membership-based group of young professionals from a variety of industries who actively support Second Harvest’s mission to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community.
Members of Friends of the Food Bank support the fight against hunger through various events and activities with a common goal to become long-term advocates, donors and volunteers.
Since inception, our young professional members have supported Second Harvest by fighting hunger through friends, funds and food – donating a total of 1,376 volunteer hours, 801 pounds of food and $40,719 (as of October 1, 2016).
Membership is an annual tax-deductible donation of $60 and will provide 240 meals for our hungry neighbors. Members have exclusive access to multiple events and activities as well as various benefits throughout the year including, but not limited to:
Networking opportunities at unique member-only events and activities, both volunteer and social, as well as early RSVP access to Friends of the Food Bank events with limited availability.
Inclusion in a membership list on the Friend of the Food Bank’s Who We Are website page.
Exclusive eligibility to serve on Friends of the Food Bank’s Advisory Council.
*Additional benefits may apply.
Friends of the Food Bank’s fall events include a Become a Friend Happy Hour at Barlines at the Omni Hotel on Tuesday, October 25, Harvest Moon Ball Late Party at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, November 5, and a Become a Friend Happy Hour at Kings Bowl on Tuesday, November 15.
If you are a young professional interested in joining our fight against hunger, learn more about how you can join this dedicated group of young leaders and become a member today!