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MEET

THE

SHFB

WE ARE DEDICATED TO MEET THE HUNGER NEEDS OF CHAMPAIGN, CLARK AND LOGAN COUNTIES.

The Second Harvest Food Bank collects, stores, and distributes food with one driving belief: that our communities thrive when hunger is minimized.

 

Download our helpful rack card outlining our programs and ways to get involved.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Ohio Tri County Food Alliance/Second Harvest Food Bank is to alleviate hunger in Clark, Champaign, and Logan Counties by sourcing and distributing nutritious food to people in need, building community partnerships, and mobilizing the public to support hunger relief.  

OUR VISION

Second Harvest is committed to compassion for those suffering from food insecurity in our communities served.

HOW WE WORK

HOW WE COLLECT FOOD

Our food resources come from many places. Our corporate food donors donate a large amount of food on a regular schedule, but we still receive food from smaller food drives a well as purchase food from vendors. 

OUR WAREHOUSE FOOD STORAGE

Our 62,000 square foot warehouse is our primary hub for our 65+ distribution partners. We can store tons of perishable, dry, and refrigerated food at any given time.

HOW WE DISTRIBUTE FOOD

We have a series of direct programs that distribute food to those who need it. 

We also supply 65+ food distribution partners across Champaign, Clark, and Logan counties including pantries, soup kitchens, and more. 

OUR SERVICE AREA

CHAMPAIGN, CLARK,

& LOGAN 

COUNTIES

In 2021 we served over 50,000 individuals and over 6 million meals in our three county service area.

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TOUR THE FOOD BANK

We would love to share our operations with you. If you would like to visit and go on a guided tour of our headquarters in Springfield, please contact us.

Melena Prasertsak
Office/Database Manager
937.325.8715 x101
mprasertsak@theshfb.org

TOUR
OUR TEAM
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Patrick Field
Board President

Patrick Field has worked for Wallace and Turner Insurance for over 25 years and has been the Agency President since 2010. He is also the owner of Coppertop Restaurant in Urbana. Patrick graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science.

He is a lifelong Springfield resident and has served on numerous non-profit boards including The Springfield Museum of Art, Clark State Foundation, and Urbana University Board of Trustees. Patrick is currently working in conjunction with the Catholic Central Board of Directors and Administration serving on the Catholic Central Foundation Board as well as having co-chaired The Catholic Central Campaign for the future raising over $7,000,000 for the expansion and renovations of the school.

Steve Short
Board Vice-President

Steve is currently the CEO and co-founder of IPT America, a sales/marketing firm for industrial products. Formerly he was the owner of Updike Supply Company, an industrial distributor. Steve has been active in many industry-related associations, serving as National Chairman of the Industrial Supply Association.

A lifelong resident of Clark County, Steve with his partner, Trixi Faulkner-Myers, have 4 children and 4 grandchildren and is semi-retired. He is a graduate of Shawnee High School and Miami University and enjoys providing pro bono business advisory services to small companies.

Volunteer activities have included various civic and nonprofit groups ranging from serving as a school board member and volunteer firefighter to advisory boards for a child advocacy center and a STEM vocational training program for veterans.

Nancy Cavanaugh 

Board Treasurer

Nancy Cavanaugh, CPA currently serves as the Director of Tax for Bundy Baking Solutions and related companies in Urbana, Ohio. Prior to serving as Director of Tax, Nancy was employed by Clark Schaefer and Hackett CPAs as a Tax Manager. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University.

Dulce Hurst
Board Secretary

Dulce Castillo Hurst retired from Speedway LLC after a thirty-plus year career, most recently as Manager, Diversity & Corporate Human Resources. Dulce received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from St. Xavier University in Chicago, Illinois. Throughout her career with Speedway, Dulce has worked in many organizations within the company, including Accounting, Planning & Analysis, Payroll and Personnel, and Commercial Services.

Dulce, and her husband Mitch reside in Springfield, Ohio. They are parents of 2 sons; the oldest resides in Astoria, NY and the youngest resides in Dayton, Ohio. Dulce is active in her church community at St. Raphael Church, where she facilitates religious education classes for high school students and was a co-chairperson on a $1.8 million capital renovation campaign, is an active board member also serving Ohio CASA and Women's Partnership Fund, and is an active member of Sigma Alpha Sorority - Beta Psi Chapter of Clark County, Ohio.

Maureen Sheehan-Massaro
Past President

Raymond Branstiter

As Executive Director of the Wilson Sheehan Foundation, Maureen helps establish the Foundation’s vision and strategy while overseeing its everyday operations. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2012, Maureen spent nearly three decades at Wittenberg University, most recently as Associate Vice President of Human Resources and overseeing special initiatives for the President.

In addition to her work with the Foundation, Maureen serves on the Boards of the Springfield Museum of Art, Second Harvest Food Bank, and The Greater Springfield Partnership. She is a volunteer with Catholic Central Schools, and formerly held Board and Trustee roles with Clark County Public Library, the Springfield Foundation, and National Trail Parks and Recreation. Maureen and her husband have 3 children and 4 grandchildren. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, and a Master in Labor and Human Resources from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.

Pastor Ray, born and raised in Urbana, spent 22 years in the Navy after graduating from Urbana High School. His travels throughout the world allowed him to witness hunger on a level that he had never experienced. Ray earned a BA degree from Chapman University and a Master’s degree in Operations Management from the University of Arkansas. In 1992 Ray retired from the Navy and returned to Ohio.

In 1996 Ray followed his lifelong calling to ministry, graduating from the Lutheran Theological Seminary. He then accepted a call to a small cooperative ministry in rural North Dakota. Thereafter he was Pastor at Recovery Worship (mission to people in addiction) and Executive Director of Lost & Found Ministry in Fargo, ND & Moorehead, MN. Five years later he accepted a position as Spiritual Care Professional at the Hazelden/Betty Ford treatment center in Naples, Florida.

Ray currently serves as part-time pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church, and as a contract Chaplain at Mercy Hospital in Urbana.

Nettie Carter-Smith

Wynette “Nettie” Carter-Smith joined the Rocking Horse Community Health Center team in 2019 as Director of Community Outreach after retiring from Clark County Juvenile court with over 31 years of service. Nettie has an undergraduate degree in physical rehabilitation from Wright State University and a Master’s in Administration from Central Michigan University.

Born and raised in Springfield, Nettie now resides in Springboro and has her own DJ and Photo Booth Business. Professionally, she is interested in community collaboration, building strong community relationships, DEI, and assisting minorities to further their education past high school. In 2014, Nettie, her husband and their best friends started a nonprofit (Bass Smith Connection) to provide resources and support for minority students who wish to attend higher education institutions. Their mission is aligned with education, economic growth and empowerment of those they serve.

Mike Dinovo 

Mike retired from Honda in 2017 after 33 years. He and Cathy, his wife of 34 years stay active with their family of 5 children and 9 grandchildren.

A member of St. Patrick Church in Bellefontaine, Mike volunteers at the St. Vincent De Paul food pantry and Our Daily Bread, a free meal program. Also, he delivers communion to the homebound of his parish.

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Mary Jo Leventhal

Mary Jo Leventhal serves on the Springfield Rotary Club board of directors as well as having served as President in 2016-2017. Mary Jo has been a Rotarian for 15 years and has been active on several committees including the Springfield Rotary Gourmet Food Truck Competition, Local Projects committee chair and served on the Scholarship committee.

Mary Jo is currently employed by Kraft Lake Brokerage, a wholly owned division of Farmers Insurance. She currently is a Commercial Lines Sales Manager and overseas the Farm and Ranch programs. Prior to that position she was employed at Consolidated Insurance for 19 years as an agent. She also has served on many local boards including Springfield Museum of Art, United Way Allocations, and most recently the Second Harvest Food Bank board.

Mary Jo is a native of Springfield, OH, a graduate of both Springfield Catholic Central and Wittenberg University, and still lives in Springfield along with her husband, Adam. She has two adult sons who are in Cleveland and Denver and two stepdaughters, both in Columbus. Mary Jo enjoys art, music, theater, hiking and travel.

Joy M. Long

Joy has lived in Springfield most of her life. She is a graduate of South High, Clark State, and Wright State with degrees in Medical Laboratory Technology and Organizational Communications & Business Management. Early in her career, Joy was a "sports" Mom of two sons and is now a proud grandmother.

Joy retired as a Program Manager from Battelle Memorial Institute, a large non-profit government services contractor and now works for a large government contracting corporation supporting the Air Force. In addition, she also serves in a part-time position as an Executive Administrative Assistant for The Conscious Connect Redevelopment Corporation (TCC). TCC is focused on establishing comprehensive children’s equity zones and community revitalization on the southwest side of Springfield.

From 1994-2017, she augmented her income by serving as a landlord providing affordable well-maintained multi-unit and single-unit family housing for low to moderate-income families in southwest Springfield. Her properties were rented to section 8 as well as to working-class families.

Gracie Hemphill

Gracie serves as the Health Planning Supervisor at the Clark County Combined Health District. In her role, she oversees five state and federal grants that provide programming in areas of food access, healthy living, drug overdose prevention, tobacco prevention and cessation, maternal, infant, and adolescent health, and traffic safety. Prior to joining the health department in 2019, Gracie worked for the United Way of Clark, Champaign, and Madison Counties. There she wore many hats including, development, community impact, strategic planning, and volunteer coordinator.

Gracie was born and raised in Clark County and has a passion for giving back to the place she calls home. Whether professionally or personally, Gracie believes it is important to be a positive impact in the community.

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Becky Skiles-Gorby

Service to the community is important to Becky. She is very active in a variety of clubs and organizations including having served as President of Springfield Kiwanis. Becky currently serves as a board member for the Ohio District Kiwanis Foundation, the Springfield Family YMCA, and is on the executive board of the Tecumseh Council, Scouts BSA. In addition, she is also a trustee for the Clark County Historical Society and a member of Leadership Clark County.

Becky is an Edward Jones financial advisor with her own office in Springfield. She and her husband of 31 years, Sean, have a daughter, Candace, who serves as a police officer in her community. When Becky is not serving clients or volunteering, you will find her cheering on her daughter who is a competitive weightlifter, watching a bit of football, or occasionally traveling.

OUR TEAM
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OUR HISTORY
DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY

Caring Kitchen

                

Champaign County Senior Center

Concord Community Food Pantry

                

North Lewisburg Food Pantry

                

Oasis of Mercy

Project Woman

                

Recovery Zone - Urbana

                

St. Paris Federation of Churches

                

Stepping Stones Outreach    

                

WhereHouse

CLARK COUNTY

Bethel Churches United

Central Community Kitchen

Christ Episcopal Church

Church of Jesus Family Worship Pantry

Clark State Food Pantry

Clifton Ave Church of God

Dunamis Ministries

Enon Emergency Relief

Family Needs Inc.

Fellowship Christian Church

First United Church of Christ

Good Samaritan Pantry

Good Shepherd

Greater Grace Temple Outreach

Life in Christ Food Pantry

Masjid An-Nur

McKinley Hall

NAMI

Open Hands Free Store

Project Woman

Rainbow Table

Risen Christ Food Pantry

Rocking Horse Community Health Center

Salvation Army

Seed of Hope 

Springfield Youth Ministries

St. John's Lutheran

St. Vincent De Paul

Victory Faith Center

YMCA Child Care

LOGAN COUNTY

Buckeye Gospel Barn

     

Caring Friends

Caring Neighbors Food Pantry

     

Five Loaves Food Pantry

       

Give & Take

     

Our Daily Bread

         

Recovery Zone - Bellefontaine

St. Patricks - St. Vincent de Paul

 

St. Mary of the Woods -

St. Vincent de Paul

     

United Christian Services

    

Wake Up The World

WORK

WITH US.

The Second Harvest team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger. Staff is committed to embodying the values of Second Harvest in all activities. Relationships are based on collaboration and respect. Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost effective in order to achieve the mission and goals of Second Harvest.

 

At the Second Harvest Food Bank of Champaign, Clark, and Logan Counties, we are excited to expand our team with passionate, dedicated people who are committed to our goal of ending hunger. If that sounds like you, check out Second Harvest's open positions below and get in touch.

 

Second Harvest offers competitive wages and excellent benefits, including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Long term disability

  • Life insurance

  • IRA retirement plan – Second Harvest contributes 3% of your pay

  • Generous flexible time off, 8 paid holidays, and 2 personal days

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Please click the titles below to read full details about each opportunity.

Field Representative and Delivery Driver

Warehouse Associate

Marketing and Events Associate

To apply, forward your resume to the attention of Human Resources at hr@theshfb.org. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

OUR HISTORY
DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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Second Harvest Food Bank CCL

20 N Murray St.

Springfield, OH 45503

PHONE 

937.325.8715

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Financials

FINANCIALS

HELP FILL OUR PLATE TO FILL OUR NEIGHBORS

As a non-profit organization, we rely heavily on the support from our community. By helping to fill our plate, we can fill the plates of our 58,000+ neighbors. 

Our fundraising goal for 2023 is $2.3 million, can you help fill our plate?

990 form
Auditor's Report

Coming soon

SHFB Annual report
Feeding America Annual Report

A SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

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