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.
Below are lists of information, including our Mission Statement, Strategic Objectives and information about our Board of Directors, Advisory Council and Staff.
Also below are links to view RFH’s 990 tax return information and financial reviews compiled by an independent outside accounting firm.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding Rotary First Harvest’s work, ongoing programs, partnerships or opportunities.
The mission of Rotary First Harvest is to:
- 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 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 Two
Expand Access to and Capacity for Handling Nutritious Foods
Strategic Objective Three
Inspire and Support Hunger Relief in the Rotary World
RFH Board of Directors 2016-2017
Note: All RFH Board members are independent, voting members.
Marite Butners, President, Emerald City Rotary
Lisa Mayfield, Immediate Past President, Seattle #4 Rotary
Bill MacDonald, Treasurer, Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary
George Frasier, Secretary, Auburn Rotary
David Schooler, Bellevue Rotary
Morris Kremen, Bellevue Breakfast Rotary
Rebecca Jay, Sammamish Rotary
Jim Tannasse, Covington Rotary
Devon Hay, Seattle Rotaract
Ken Peirce, Lynnwood Rotary
Julie Shott, Kent Rotary
Sten Crissey, Seattle #4 Rotary
Stan Kehl, Bellevue Rotary