Annual Arizona Food Bank Conference

2017 Arizona Food Bank Conference:
Creating a Hunger Free AZ!

Thank you very much for attending and making this event great!

Please see below for speakers, presentations, and materials from the 2017 Annual Food Bank Conference.

Materials from previous years are located at bottom of page.


  Michael McDonald
CEO, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Title:     Feeding Your Flame 

  Michael S.C. Soto

Title:     Hunger & Economic Inequity


  Karla Cantu
Agency Relations Manager, St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance

Title:            The Cost of Caring
  Laura Ingalls
Strategic Communications Professional & Co-founder, Abeja Solutions

Title:            The 7 Storytelling wonders of the world

  Robin Telle
Volunteer Manager, Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development Programs

Title:            The New Face of Volunteerism


  Oscar De Los Santos
Former Public Policy Manager,
Association of Arizona Food Banks

Title: Three Ways to Advocate for a Hunger Free Arizona

Check out materials from previous years below!

Materials from the 2016 Conference:
Food Insecurity, Food Banks, and Health care: A Journey
The Produce Supply Chain
Fundraising 101
Community Gardens and Food Access
Food and Shelter

Materials from the 2015 Conference:
Warehouse & Food Safety Best Practices (PDF)
Food Donation Questions (PDF)
Fresh Produce Storage (PDF)
Food Keeper Brochure (PDF)
The Guide to Successful Volunteer Management(PDF)
Sample Volunteer Flyer (PDF)
Sample Volunteer Bill of Rights (PDF)
Sample Volunteer Manual (PDF)
Arizona DES Hunger Relief Program TEFAP Guide (PDF)
Senior Hunger & Poverty in Arizona (PowerPoint)
#ImagineaSolution Hunger Awareness Campaign(PDF)
Advocacy 101 (PDF)
Reducing Child Hunger Through Partnerships(PDF)

Materials from the 2014 Conference:
Produce Handling Best Practices
Produce Handling Handout Materials
Hunger Through the Lens of Social Justice 
SNAP (Food Stamp) Partnerships
Yavapai Food Council Food Neighbors Project
PAFCO Membership Information