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Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation

The Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation was established in 2006. The Mission of the Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation is to support the work of the Food Bank of Lincoln. Our Foundation was created to ensure the financial future for the work of the Food Bank, and to provide supporters of our efforts a way to provide an ongoing gift to feed the hungry far into the future.


Foundation Board Members


Kris Rutford, President
Labenz & Associates


Julie Smith
Volunteer Partners


Molly Brummond, Food Bank Board President
University of Nebraska College of Law


Greg Yank, Past Food Bank Board President
Wells Fargo


Liz Kuhlman, Past Food Bank Board President
Sinclair Hille Architects


Brad Philson, Past Food Bank Board President
Union Bank & Trust


Candy Wolf
Sysco Lincoln, Inc,


John Kopetzky
Legacy Terrace/The Arbors


Scott Young, Exec Director
Food Bank of Lincoln


Ex-officio
Nancy Evans, Secretary/Treasurer
Food Bank of Lincoln


John Mabry, Development Director
Food Bank of Lincoln


Committed to the following projects:


  • The Food Bank of Lincoln BackPack Program.
  • Our rural efforts in our 16 county service area.
  • The maintenance of our building and trucks that support all of our work.
  • Other strategic initiatives that support either new or existing Food Bank programs.

There are many ways to provide a gift or otherwise endow the Foundation. We receive gifts of cash, appreciated securities, and are able to set up irrevocable trust arrangements. Gifts to the Foundation can be made through your estate, or by trust agreements, through specific cash or asset bequests, gifts of retirement plan assets or other approved methods that may be suggested by your legal or financial advisors.


Common practices for Foundation bequests include:


  • Beneficiary of your IRA, Profit Sharing Plan, life insurance or annuity.
  • Beneficiary under a Charitable remainder Annuity or Unitrust.
  • Through a Charitable Gift Annuity, or d) as a specific bequest under your Will.

Call the Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation for a planned giving consultation. We can assist you and your advisors as you are considering the Foundation in your giving plans. It is important that you seek the advice of legal and tax counsel before making any decisions regarding these matters. If you have an interest in providing ongoing support to the Food Bank, are interested in more information about the Foundation, please contact John Mabry at 402-466-8170 Ext. 110.

Join us in perpetuity to battle hunger in Southeast Nebraska.

2013 Food Bank of Lincoln Foundation 990.

In 2013, 1,405 unduplicated volunteers donated 58,848 hours of their time to the Food Bank of Lincoln.
Need Help?

For any questions on volunteering, please call Kim Miller:

402-466-8170 ext. 121

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

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