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Founded in 1998, the United Fresh Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization designed to help meet the public's need for healthy, high quality, safe and affordable fresh fruits and vegetables. The Foundation offers research and education programs to enhance the produce industry's effectiveness, develop leadership skills at all levels of the industry to better meet public needs, advance produce safety and quality, and increase children's consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables.
The main programs and activities of the Foundation are organized into core "Program Centers":
- Center for Leadership Excellence
- Center for Nutrition and Health
- Center for Food Safety and Quality
- Center for Global Produce Sustainability
In addition to programming, the Foundation also supports other educational and philanthropic efforts including the Produce for Better Health Foundation and serves as a strong example of the power of giving to support common growth and success.
The Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization and donations to the Foundation are tax deductible. If you would like to make a donation to the Foundation, please contact Victoria Backer to discuss giving opportunities.
The Foundation is led by a separate Board of Directors:
Steve Grinstead, ChairmanNicholas J Tompkins
Chief Executive Officer
James P. Lemke, Vice-Chairman
Senior Vice President
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Gills Onions, LLC
John L. Chrosniak
Director, North America Crop Protection
Dupont Crop Protection
D'Arrigo Brothers Company of New York, Inc.
Robert J Gordon
Chief Operating Officer
Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Director, Horticulture Region
Chairman of the Board