As both a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation and a program of Rotary District 5030, RFH works with farmers, truckers, volunteers and others to bring valuable skills and resources into hunger relief efforts in communities across Washington state and beyond.
Below are lists of information, including our Mission Statement, Strategic Objectives, information about our Board of Directors and staff, and RFH policies and financial reports.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding Rotary First Harvest’s work, ongoing programs, partnerships or opportunities.
• Feed the hungry with surplus nutritious food
• Access and improve food distribution and transportation systems
• Develop and share innovative hunger relief solutions
• Engage Rotarians in hunger relief
Strategic Objective One: Engage Rotary clubs & members in the work of Rotary First Harvest
To increase support for the work of RFH from both Rotary clubs and individual Rotarians with special emphasis on increased financial support and work party participation.
Strategic Objective 2: Expand access to and capacity for handling nutritious foods
To build partnerships and networks that increase food procurement and improve food distribution.
Strategic Objective 3: Inspire and support hunger relief in the Rotary world
To establish links to Rotarians outside District 5030 (both in Washington State and beyond) which serve to support the work of Rotary First Harvest and of hunger relief in general.
RFH Board of Directors 2017-2018
Lisa Mayfield, President
Jim Tanasse, President-elect
David Schooler, Treasurer
Bill MacDonald, Secretary