In June, Midwest Food Bank welcomed Patrick Hodgkinsas the new Executive Director of the Arizona location. His background includes operations management rolesfor a variety of industries and in pastoral and Christian camping roles. Most recently, Patrick was the regional manager of Feed My Starving Children. While there, he increased their international food aid program by 400%.

Patrick has been involved in volunteer sessions and food distributions, and is amazed at how MFB is fufilling its mission in Arizona. He enjoys meeting with MFB partners and is ethusiastic to work with the team in Gilbert.

Patrick is married to Kristine and they have three children - Bonnie, Parker and Rylan. They have been in Arizona since they moved here nine years ago to be closer to family. The whole family is excited to be part of Midwest Food Bank.

Below is a photo of Patrick (second from left) receiving a generous donation from Border States Electric.