Because healthy people and communities prosper and flourish, we promote public awareness, build coalitions and partnerships, engage in advocacy to influence public policy, and support food banks to achieve a hunger-free Arizona.
Workshops & Webinars
The recent election will have a profound impact on policymaking in 2017. Come learn about what legislation and policies will affect the emergency food relief network, and what you steps you can take to advocate for a healthy, hunger-free Arizona.
When: January 19, 2017, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Phoenix, AZ
Cost: FREE* *Registration will be limited to 50 attendees, with priority given to our food bank members and thier agency partners, so make sure to get registered today!
2017 Advocacy Jump Start! Click here to see the presentations from AAFB's 2017 Advocacy Jump Start!
Increasing School Breakfast Webinar
Please visit our School Breakfast webpage to view the full webinar. Fundraising 101
Terri Shoemaker, Director of Development and Marketing at the Association of Arizona Food Banks, will take you through everything from giving trends in the US through how people are most likely to donate to your organization. Terri will also give you a peek into the neuroscience behind how we give and why, and leave attendees with practical resources and tips to take back put to use. Download the handouts for this presentation here!
Fundraising 201, Pulling Together Your Fundraising Plan Thank you to all our presenters and attendees for our workshop on September 15, 2016. Please see below for resources and e-mail Terri with any questions.
Annual Conference Each year, AAFB hosts an annual conference for our member food banks, their agency partners and various hunger relief organizations throughout Arizona. Our goal is to provide a forum for networking, education and sharing of best practices to help us all work together towards our common goal. With a range of expert speakers we cover topics such as key advocacy issues, food safety best practices, and hunger impacts throughout Arizona. To learn more about our next conference and access resources from previous conferences, please visit our Annual Conference webpage.