Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Nine years of volunteering (and counting!)

Name: Craig Anderson

Employer:  United Healthcare

Role at Foodshare:  Honorary Director and member of the Governance and Nominating Committee

How long have you been with Foodshare?
 9 Years on the Board of Directors, including serving as Treasurer and Chair, was elected as an Honorary Director at the 2012 annual meeting

How you first became involved with Foodshare:  Knew other Board members who recruited me to volunteer on the Finance Committee

Why I support Foodshare: Because hunger is a pervasive and significant social issue in our community and across the country

Last read: Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston - Crichton, who died in 2008, was one of my favorite authors and this book was based on a partially completed manuscript discovered after his death.  Richard Preston completed the novel.

What was the hardest thing you’ve had to learn while volunteering with Foodshare? That so many children are impacted by food insecurity.

What has changed the most at Foodshare in your time with us? The technology used in the warehouse and shopping functions and the number of different channels through which donated food is collected and distributed.

What has stayed the same? The dedication and commitment of the staff.

What are you most proud of?  My family

If you were an animal what kind would you be?  Why?  A dog, because they are compassionate and unconditional to all.

If you could trade places with anyone for a week, who would it be?  Why?  Warren Buffet, because he has such an interesting perspective on the world.
What is your favorite movie or book or song? Book = Harry Potter, Movie = National Lampoon Christmas vacation (at the Holidays)

If you were a superhero, what would your power be? Time Travel

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