Growing Up Fresh

The United Fresh Start Foundation is focused on one core mission — to increase children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

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Volunteer Committees

The United Fresh Start Foundation’s volunteer committees help advance the mission of our organization.

School Foodservice Committee


The School Foodservice Committee focuses on the Foundation’s work related to schools and school foods.

  • The committee supports the Foundation’s activities related to increasing children’s access to fresh fruits and vegetables in schools. Committee members provide insights and feedback on school programs, including Salad Bars to Schools, the School Foodservice Forum at United Fresh convention, materials prepared for school foodservice directors, and more.
  • The committee supports communications about the Foundation as a whole, and specifically its activities in schools. This includes sharing information about school programs with professional colleagues, promoting and encouraging participation in Foundation events, and supporting Foundation fundraising efforts.

View the School Foodservice Committee Roster.

Community Outreach Committee


The Community Outreach Committee focuses on the Foundation’s work in communities to increase children’s access to fresh produce outside of the school day, on weekends and during summers.

  • The committee supports the Foundation’s activities to increase access to fresh produce in community settings outside of the school day. Committee members provide insights and feedback on community programs, including strategy for community outreach, the Community Grants Program, and materials prepared for community groups to assist in increasing kids’ access to produce.
  • The committee supports communications about the Foundation as a whole, and specifically around its activities in communities. This includes sharing information about community programs with professional colleagues, promoting and encouraging participation in Foundation events, and supporting Foundation fundraising efforts.

View the Community Outreach Committee Roster.

Are you interested in serving on a Foundation committee? Contact Kate Olender, Senior Director, Health and Wellness.