Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona CEO Michael McDonald at DGT

November 7, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Dragon's View restaurant
400 N Bonita Ave
Tucson, AZ 85745

CEO Michael McDonald  from Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona will speak, in time for Thanksgiving on Nov. 24, 2016.

“Formerly CEO of Habitat for Humanity in Tucson (for 10 years), Mr. McDonald holds a BA from UA, a Masters in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, with stints at Burr-Brown, Nature Conservancy, Native Seeds/SEARCH.”

Michael McDonald

Michael McDonald

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Usually in November at DGT former State House Rep. Marion Pickens passes around the turkey basket for donations for the Community Food Bank.

There is a required nominal charge of $3.50 for a beverage at Dragon’s View.  An optional buffet lunch is available for just $10.00 that includes beverage and dessert.  Both prices include tax and tip. Credit and Debit Cards are accepted, but will incur a $2.00 processing fee that is added to the price of your meal.

One response to “Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona CEO Michael McDonald at DGT

  1. McDonald spoke passionately today about the 187,000 clients they served in 2015, from 5 counties, utilizing lots of community partners and networking. He is committed to hunger relief, helping people to learn to grow food, provide economic opportunities through food. “Access & equity” to live the American Dream is his goal, plus decrease the # of recipients of their CFB business (currently 16% of the total pop.) Questions were about food stamps, food surplus (federal), UA Food Pantry, SNAP food stamp program, which grocery stores donate food, gardening education programs, community/school gardens (200), charitable contribution tax credit increase, would Jim Click get food if he showed up & asked for it, hydroponics in the future, teaching students in more affluent schools to grow food, culinary full meal preparation, CFB community & demo gardens, pet food bank?, catering program, Casa Maria Food Pantry, David Monthan volunteers/clients, website to volunteer, French intensive gardens, aquaponics, variety of food donations (spices), access for all who are hungry.

    Former House Rep. Marion Pickens did pass a turkey basket and today raised over $1,000 for the CFB. Two more DGT Mondays to collect $ before Thanksgiving. Give generously for those who need hunger relief.

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