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Jake Coldsmith Ashley Ireson Robin Israel Meghan McDavid Ana Pumarejo Brenda Quintero

• Started in 1976 by the mayor’s office to address the food assistance request from one family • In 1st year, distributed 10,533 boxes • Presently distributes enough food to provide 60,000 meals per day • The mission: “Through education, advocacy, and the acquisition, storage, and distribution of food, we will anticipate and meet the food needs of the hungry in our community.” • The Vision: “Freedom from hunger”

• Motivation and unification • Purpose and production

• Attainment and retention of volunteers

• CEO, Bill Carnegie

• Plenty of past experience • Transformational leader, inspires and motivates volunteers, employees, and the community
• Board of Directors • Prominent members with deep roots in our community, helping us to reach our goals

• Allows the organization to gain resources both at a national and local scale •Training opportunities •Technical support •Funding

Programs can be divided into 2 broad categories:

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Food Distribution Programs
Food Resource/Security Programs

Talk about the Mission • Unites us • Motivates us • Rated 3rd best non-profit to work for by The NonProfit Times • Satisfaction leads to production

• Importance of volunteers • Manpower • Fiscal year ending June 2011: 152,436 hours • $1,166,135 saved

• Money goes further with the Community Food Bank • For every dollar donated, 97 cents goes directly into programs • CFB assists and distributes to over 200 smaller organizations, and food pantries

Annually we serve around 178,200 people • • • • • • • Men Women Children Seniors The working poor The homeless People suffering from illness • People fleeing abuse • People with disabilities • Anyone else in need

•Variety of Services •Value to the community •Different ways of tackling hunger •Proactive •Expanded Service Area •Helping more people

•More resources

• Emergency Assistance • Education • Present & Future Generations • Measurements

• 1 in 6 Americans is struggling with hunger • In 2009, Arizona was considered one of the top five states with the highest rate of food insecurity • In Tucson, 23.5% of the population lives at, or below the poverty level • Due to the economic crisis, more people are out of work, in consequence, more people are hungry

• In addition to giving money:
• Volunteer

• Hold a food drive
• Spread the word

• In kind donations