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

Facebook   Don't forget to join the f.r.e.s.h. Facebook group!

LinkedIn   Or join our f.r.e.s.h. LinkedIn group!


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

Helpie Hour: Battle of the YPs
Date: Thursday, January 25 
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Houston Food Bank | 535 Portwall Street

Helpie Hour is a volunteer event targeted towards Houston’s young professionals. Volunteers will have the opportunity to volunteer, network, and mingle over food and drinks in the HFB Lobby.
Let’s see what Young Professionals group will win the competition of who brings the most people and donates the most school supplies! 

Food and drinks will be provided by our event sponsors and is free and open to all young professionals 21 and older. Register today at  http://bit.ly/HFBHelpieHour125

3rd Annual f.r.e.s.h. Mardi Gras Gumbo Cook Off
Saturday, February 3, 2018
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sterling House | 3015 Bagby Street

A delicious competition based on everyone's favorite Mardi Gras celebration dish.

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Apply to be a f.r.e.s.h. Board Member
The f.r.e.s.h. Board is the governing body of Houston Food Bank's f.r.e.s.h. young professionals, an action-oriented service organization. The Board is composed of its most committed members who will lead the planning, implementation, and execution of f.r.e.s.h. events and programs. In addition the Board will oversee membership engagement and help bring awareness to the issue of hunger through fundraising, advocacy, social, and volunteer efforts.

Apply to be a f.r.e.s.h. Committee Member
The f.r.e.s.h. Committees assists the f.r.e.s.h. Board with planning, implementation, and execution of f.r.e.s.h. events and programs through the targeted areas of fundraising and membership.


f.r.e.s.h. Board Members


André Thomas
Special Projects Manager, Schlumberger

Latrice Tubbs
Vice President-Corporate Relationship Manager, BBVA Compass

Board Members

Annamarie Dober
Development Manager, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Christopher Heasley
Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Phyllis Huang
Audit Supervisor, Weinstein Spira & Company, PC

Elysa Nelson
Sr. Account Supervisor, Pierpont Communications

Mbeke Perez
Latex Engineer, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Trevor Stoddard
Digital Oilfield Technology Developer, Baker Hughes

Thank you to our annual sponsors:

RKD Alpha Dog Logo
Concannon Wine

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

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