Who We Are

A group of charitable young professionals aged 21-40 dedicated to making a difference through action, awareness, and advocacy to support the mission of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Members grow as professionals and community leaders while supporting the Food Bank by volunteering their time, talent, and treasure.

Our Purpose

Be a part of a growing movement to fight hunger in our community. Whether by making sure our food bank has enough volunteers to distribute food into the community, raising much needed funds to aid those in need, or lending your voice to advocate for the 1 in 7 Central Floridians who are food insecure, join us as we help to put an end to food insecurity.

Our Strategic Pillars

Volunteerism
We regularly volunteer our time and talents in support of Second Harvest Food Bank
Philanthropy
We raise funds and collect in-kind donations on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank
Professional Development
We help each other excel professorially through mentorship, education, and networking
Advocacy
We advocate on behalf of Second Harvest Food Bank and for those who are facing hunger.

Commitments

  • Pay timely annual dues of $60 each committee year (July 1st to June 31st)
  • Be an active participant at meetings, events, and social functions
  • Attend YoPro committee meetings on the fourth Thursday of the month from 6-7 p.m.
    Attend at least 8 out of 10 meetings annually (in-person or virtually)
  • Join YoPro committee volunteer shifts held on the second Saturday of every other month
    Attend at least 2 of 6 volunteer shifts annually
  • Participate in yearly fundraising activities
    Examples include soliciting event sponsorships, securing raffle prizes, etc.
  • Recruit future committee members and engage non-members to participate in events
  • Advocate for the food bank and the communities served by the food bank

Benefits

  • Ticket discounts on select Second Harvest Food Bank events
  • Committee member pricing to SHFBCF YoPro social events
  • Networking opportunities with the Second Harvest Food Bank Board of Directors
  • Exclusive Second Harvest Food Bank swag

Membership

Membership is only $60 for an entire year, an investment that goes towards feeding the most vulnerable in Central Florida.


Other Ways to Get Involved

Want to support Second Harvest Food Bank and the Young Professionals Committee in other ways?


Young Professionals Group

Young Professionals Group

Contact

Questions? Contact us at yp@feedhopenow.org