Providing Food Security for Humanity – HumanityFirst

Providing Food Security for Humanity

Providing Food Security for Humanity

Food Security in America has reached alarming levels. More than $40 million Americans struggle with hunger. Our Fundraising Dinner in Lawrenceville Georgia on Friday October 18, 2019 will bring light to this incredible cause. Humanity First USA was established in 2004 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to relieve suffering caused by natural disasters and human conflict, promote peace and understanding, and strengthen people’s capacity to help themselves by drawing strength from our domestic and global resources.  Globally, Humanity First is a registered non-profit organization in over 50 countries.  Humanity First is a volunteer based organization bringing together people from all faiths, national and ethnic origins, and cultures on a single platform from where they all serve our fellow human beings in need without bias of any kind.  Since inception in 2004, Humanity First USA in partnership with its sister organizations around the world has been able to touch millions of lives through our banner programs which includes Disaster Relief, Water for Life, Global Health, Knowledge for Life, Learn a Skill, and Food Security.

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Event Agenda

19:00 - 20:00
Registration

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19:45 - 21:30
Session and Dinner

Session and Dinner

Speakers

Dr. Kaleem Malik

Dr. Kaleem Malik, is a Board-Certified Trauma and Emergency Medicine Physician. He received his education and training at Georgetown University, The Chicago Medical School, and at Yale University. He has held various leadership & academic roles throughout his career as Chief Medical Officer, Chairman of Trauma, and as CEO in the Chicago land area.

Dr. Malik has served on numerous medical humanitarian missions and has served Humanity First since its inception.

He is currently the US Course Director and Faculty for the Medical & Disaster Response Training courses conducted by Humanity First globally.

Bill Bolling

As one of the founding fathers of food banking, and a champion for hunger and poverty relief throughout his career, Bill Bolling has made an indelible mark on our world. Bill served as executive director of the Atlanta Community Food Bank from the time he founded the organization in 1979 until June 2015. Over the span of 36 years, he led the Food Bank’s distribution of more than half a billion pounds of food and grocery products through a network of more than 600 local and regional partner nonprofit organizations that feed the hungry across 29 Georgia counties. He was a charter member of Feeding America, the national network of food banks, and was influential in the start-up of food banks across the country. 

Bill is the founder and currently serves as board chair and senior adviser of Food Well Alliance.  He is on the Board of Counselors of the Andrew Young School at Georgia State University. 

In 1988 he founded of the Regional Housing Forum addressing affordability which he continues to convene and facilitate today. 

Bill is an Associate Board member of the Arthur M Blank Foundation, board member of the Arby’s Foundation, as well as Chairman of the Atlanta Civic Circle which addresses civic journalism.

Bill has been successful working across political, race, geographic, religious, gender, and income differences.

Bill is a frequent speaker on topics related to hunger, poverty, regionalism, civic engagement, affordable housing and public policy reform.