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Xavier Garcia

How I got to the Food Bank I got my bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering but wanted to pursue a career where I could help others. This led me to becoming a teacher, but after seeing I wasn’t cut out to be one, I decided to focus on the things I was good at/comfortable with: …

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Susan Pruyne

How I got to the Food Bank After raising a family, working with various local businesses, and assisting at a local charter school, I landed here and couldn’t be happier! What I love about the Food Bank The staff here is as straightforward and genuine as you will ever meet! Typical Sunday Ideally, family family, …

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Rebecca Presti

How I got to the Food Bank I worked with Jaime, our Outbound Coordinator, for Gull Lake Schools, and she referred me! What I love about the Food Bank That we bring nutritious food to hungry people & my job is helpful to society. My mantra The world won’t end tomorrow, the sun will still …

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Jamie Pancost

How I got to the Food Bank I worked in non-profits for 13 years before changing my path to long-term care. After 8 years of long-term care, I decided it was time to go back to where I started and was happiest. I really missed the mission behind a non-profit. What I love about the …

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Randy Maxwell

How I got to the Food Bank I was looking for a job with more of a direct impact. I decided to join the National Guard team to serve at the food bank in my local community. Near the end of my service time, I was communicating with the volunteer team to continue to serve …

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Mitch Daly

How I got to the Food Bank I found out the Food Bank was looking for a Volunteer Coordinator. I applied and they chose someone internal for the position, but the hiring staff liked my resume and interview and passed me to the distribution center. I’ve been in the distribution center ever since! What I …

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Mike McNamara

How I got to the Food Bank After retirement from Kraft Foods, I wanted to work in a more community-based position and found myself at the Food Bank. What I love about the Food Bank Help to satisfy the needs of others while working with people who share the same thought. Typical Sunday Going to …

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Michelle Boudreau

How did you get to the Food Bank? I managed a homeless shelter for families for 10 years, my at-home daycare in Portage for 25 years, and always said that once my children were grown that I would go back to working in social services. I always wanted to get back to helping those that …

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Leon Finnie

How I got to the Food Bank A job placement! What I love about the Food Bank The people! The world would be better if… People were more kind, understanding, and loving Favorite midnight snack Ice cream Dream job as a kid Doctor

John Potter

How I got to the Food Bank Ann Weidner told me about the posting and referred me! What I love about the Food Bank The Food Bank has a great passion to help and feed the hungry. I belief in that and stand with them! In a movie about my life, I’d be played by… …

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