Fight food insecurity one donation at a time with the Foodies

Food Bank for the Heartland’s “Foodies” is an organization of volunteers dedicated to the support of the Food Bank through volunteerism, fundraising, and the promotion of community awareness. The Foodies are close-knit, committed to the Food Bank’s mission, and driven to help our neighbors who experience food insecurity.

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Sign up to become a foodie today!

Becoming a Foodies member benefits you and the community

A Foodies membership offers volunteer opportunities, a connection with other community volunteers, and involvement in Food Bank special events. Currently, there are more than 200 members.

Become a Foodie and get involved by:

  • Volunteering for hands-on activities at the Food Bank—including in our Volunteer Center
  • Supporting the BackPack and Mobile Pantry Programs
  • Participating in funds and food drives like Grocery Games and the PB&J Challenge
  • Volunteering at and attending events like Celebrity Chef, Cocktails & Cans, a fall fundraiser and more

Interested in joining the Foodies? Complete the form below!

Current & Upcoming Foodies Events

make a monthly gift and become a foodies gem!

Hunger is with us 365 days a year. By becoming a Foodies GEM (Give Every Month), you can provide critical nutrition to children, families, seniors, and veterans in need across the Heartland each month. Plus, Foodies GEMs are automatically part of the Food Bank’s Meal Makers group, which provides you with year-end gift statements, reduced solicitation mailings, annual impact reports, priority invitations for special events and volunteer opportunities, and the ability to manage your account online.

Sign up today by selecting the “Recurring” option on the form below and entering your monthly gift amount.

Join the Foodies

Start by filling out our Foodies membership form by clicking here. If you have any questions, contact Erin Burke, Leadership Annual Giving Gift Officer.

Recent Foodies Events

Teacher appreciation event

Teacher Recognition Event

Our Foodies delivered gifts to all Omaha metro schools that participate in the Food Bank’s BackPack Program to recognize teachers for their unending support of children.

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A Generous Pour 2023

Join the Foodies on Thursday, November 2 for A Generous Pour. The evening features a wine tasting, appetizers, and unique auction items, all while supporting Food Bank for the Heartland.

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2023-2024 Executive Committee

Catherine Mahoney
Joann Gould
Michele Zadalis
Jennie Warren
Erin Burke
Staff Liaison