Georgia Jenkins

“I’m excited to join the team at Good Shepherd Food Bank and support the goal of ending hunger in Maine through improved access, education, advocacy, and effective partnerships,” stated Georgia Jenkins, corporate and foundation relations officer. “I’ve always had a passion for anti-hunger and anti-poverty work, beginning as a teenager serving meals at the local soup kitchen and deciding early on to focus on solutions-based work in the nonprofit field.”

Georgia has over a decade of nonprofit experience, with a focus on relationship building, grants management, and process improvement. Prior to joining the Food Bank, she worked as the grants manager at Preble Street. Georgia currently serves on the Board of Youth and Family Outreach, an early childhood education and community center in Portland. She earned her Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology from Drew University. She served two terms with AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps which fueled her passion for volunteering, community engagement, and connecting with people. Georgia lives in Portland with her wife, two kids, and a very energetic border collie!

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