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

feed • service activities at the Houston Food Bank
respond • actively engage with peers to increase awareness of the Food Bank
educate • exclusive educational sessions
socialize • annual signature fundraiser and social mixers at various locations around...

Houston Food Bank f.r.e.s.h. young professionals is an action-oriented service organization consisting of socially conscious young professionals who are motivated to take action and bring awareness to the issue of hunger through fundraising, advocacy, social and volunteer efforts.

Leveraging the Houston Food Bank’s partnerships, f.r.e.s.h. young professionals will have access to unique opportunities throughout the year.


icn_membershipBecome a member of f.r.e.s.h.

If you are a young professional interested in joining our fight against hunger, join our dedicated group of young leaders and become a member today!

Membership benefits include:

  • Meet like-minded socially conscious individuals
  • Give back and get involved in the Houston community
  • Receive discounts to ticketed Houston Food Bank fundraisers
  • Volunteer at Houston Food Bank Helpie Hours
  • Attend members only professional networking mixers (4+ per year)
  • Build your résumé with volunteerism

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icn_eventsUpcoming f.r.e.s.h. events

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f.r.e.s.h. Members Night at the Ballpark!
Date: Thursday, August 31
Time: 7:10 PM
Location: Minute Maid Park | 501 Crawford St.
Enjoy this members +1 event as f.r.e.s.h. watches the Astros take on the Texas Rangers. Make sure to RSVP early as space is limited.

apply Apply to be a f.r.e.s.h. Board Member today!

f.r.e.s.h. Board


Matthew Heberlein
Tax Associate – Senior Tax Associate, Calvetti Ferguson 

André Thomas
Special Projects Manager, Schlumberger

Fundraising Committee Chair

Clay Lightfoot
Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie

Membership Committee Chair

Vanessa Longwell
Income Tax Accounting Manager, HP

Latrice Tubbs
Vice President-Corporate Relationship Manager, BBVA Compass

Programming Committee Chair

Annamarie Dober
Development Manager, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Board Members

Christopher Heasley
Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jacqueline Jones
Operations Project Manager, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council

Ryan MacLeod
Attorney, Arnold & Itkin LLP

Elysa Nelson
Account Supervisor, Piercom Communications

Shaina Pherigo
Regional Public Relations Manager, Gensler

Thank you to our annual sponsors:

RKD Alpha Dog Logo
Method Architecture

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Interested in learning more? 
Contact f.r.e.s.h. at 832-369-9312.

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