(OKLAHOMA CITY) – July 31, 2018 – The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma welcomes its fourth Leadership lV Class. The Leadership Class is a collaborative initiative that connects young professionals, ages 24-35, who are passionate about fighting hunger in Oklahoma. These dedicated individuals will volunteer their time and talents to raise awareness about the issue of hunger and help to increase the visibility of the Regional Food Bank and its mission of “Fighting Hunger…Feeding Hope.”
“The Regional Food Bank’s Leadership Class fosters creativity and boosts the problem solving skills of young leaders in our region,” said Larisha Hunter, senior account executive at Candor. “It’s an honor to chair the fourth leadership class and work with such incredible individuals to fight hunger in Oklahoma.”
Over the course of a year, the Leadership Class will volunteer their time at the Regional Food Bank; raise donations to fight hunger; and advocate at the State Capitol on behalf of the nonprofit during the annual Hunger Action Day in February.
The Leadership Class IV class members are:
“We are thrilled to have such a talented group of young professionals serving on the Leadership Class this year,” said Katie Fitzgerald, chief executive officer. “They are the future of the Regional Food Bank. Their involvement is vital in the fight against hunger in Oklahoma, which is the fifth hungriest state in the nation.”
After graduating in June 2019, the Leadership Class IV members will further their engagement with the Regional Food Bank through volunteerism, serving on committees and more.
For more information about the Leadership Class, please contact Monica Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-600-3177.
Working together, we can end hunger in Oklahoma. For more information about the Regional Food Bank, or to make a donation, visit regionalfoodbank.org or call 405-972-1111.
About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest hunger relief organization. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 136,000 hungry Oklahomans each week through a network of more than 1,300 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Since its inception in 1980, the Regional Food Bank has distributed close to 660 million pounds of food to feed Oklahomans living with hunger. For more information, call 405-972-1111, visit regionalfoodbank.org, find us on Facebook at.facebook.com/regionalfoodbank or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/rfbo.