Join us at The Table: A Virtual Call Series to connect our incredible community partners with our President and CEO, Michael Ledger. We are excited for you to pull up a chair and join us as we discuss the impact you are helping to create in our communities along the central Gulf Coast.


Segment 1: Meet Michael + COVID-19 Response

Michael gives a brief introduction of his vision for Feeding the Gulf Coast, how COVID-19 has created challenges for those in need within our service area, and how the food bank is addressing those issues.

Segment 2: Hurricane Sally Response + Child Nutrition Programs

Michael discusses how the food bank is addressing the impact of Hurricane Sally. Eugenie Sellier, Child Nutrition Programs Director, also discusses the importance of addressing food insecurity through our Child Nutrition Programs.

Segment 3: Year in Review + Advocacy 101

Michael chats about the year in review and gives a shout out to our incredible agency partners. Kyle Schoolar, Community Engagement and Advocacy Manager, also discusses how the food bank advocates for hunger-relief policies and why these policies are important to sustain our programs.

Segment 4: 2020 in Review + Outreach Benefits

Michael introduces our milestone celebration and reviews 2020 and onward. Beth Finch, Outreach Manager, also talks about how our Outreach team works to bring hope to those in our community through benefits beyond food.

Segment 5: Fight Hunger With Your Shopping Cart

Michael introduces our Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. In this episode, we also have two special guests from one of our valued agency partners talking about their experience with the Store Donation Program.

Segment 6: Disaster Preparedness

Michael discusses ways in which you and your business can best prepare for the Hurricane Season. Our Operations Team gives a deep dive into how the food bank prepares and responds to disasters that take place along the Central Gulf Coast.

Segment 7: Hunger Action Month 2021

Michael and Operations Director, Cindy Bloom, share updates about our current response to Hurricane Ida. Cyndy Baggett kicks off Hunger Action Month and shares ways you can join the fun this month.