f.r.e.s.h. Young Professionals

f.r.e.s.h. young professionals was formed to support the mission of the Houston Food Bank. Leveraging the Food Bank’s partnerships, f.r.e.s.h. members, will have access to unique social and volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Purchase a f.r.e.s.h. membership.

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Call for f.r.e.s.h. Board Applications

f.r.e.s.h. young professionals Board is seeking motivated members to raise awareness and fundraise for the Houston Food Bank’s mission. Submit a completed application to Carrie at cgrzelak@houstonfoodbank.org by Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 to be considered for the Board.

Houston Food Bank’s f.r.e.s.h. Board
The f.r.e.s.h. Board is the governing body of f.r.e.s.h. and is composed of up to 11 of the most committed members that serve a one year commitment.

  • $1,000 Annual Pledge and 20 volunteer hour commitment – this can be fulfilled through company match, personal contribution, sponsorships, or hosting events that require a donation.
  • Will select a HFB program annually to learn about and support.
  • Board members are expected to attend the f.r.e.s.h. Board Retreat/Orientation and f.r.e.s.h. Board meetings every other month.

The New f.r.e.s.h. Board

We're proud to announce that these individuals were selected and agree to serve on the newly formed f.r.e.s.h. Board.  Thank you for your service to the Houston Food Bank!


Jake Donaldson
Principal, Three Square Design Group 

Matthew Heberlein
International Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers  

Fundraising Committee Co-Chairs

Ryan MacLeod
Attorney, Chamberlain Hrdlicka 

Sarah Daniel
Corporate Affairs Representative, BHP Billiton 

Membership Committee Chair

Shaina Zucker
Public Relations Specialist, Gensler

Programming Committee Co-Chairs

Jacqueline Jones
Assistant Director of Domestic Programs and Partnerships, Rice University 

Latrice Tubbs
Vice President-Corporate Relationship Manager, BBVA Compass 

Special Projects Committee Chair

André Thomas
Special Projects Manager, Schlumberger 

Board Members

Annamarie Dober
Development Manager, BikeHouston 

Vanesssa Longwell
Income Tax Accounting Manager, HP 

Nicole Price
Lead Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Channelview ISD 

Thank you to our annual sponsors:

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Three Square Design Group 

Interested in learning more? 
Contact Carrie Grzelak at 713-547-8622.

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