How You Can Help

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Get involved and make a difference.

Throughout the year Feeding Tomorrow volunteer opportunities include:

  • Jurors – Review travel scholarships applications
  • Fun Run Planning task force – Assist with planning and logistics of the largest Feeding Tomorrow fundraiser
  • Fun Run On-Site Volunteers – Assist with onsite Fun Run + Fitness activities
  • Educator Expo Volunteers – Work together with IFT Section in local area of the IFT Annual Meeting to engage K-12 educators in an interactive educational experience
  • General task force & volunteer – Additional committee and volunteer opportunities will be made available based on select programs of Feeding Tomorrow

For the current available volunteer opportunities, please visit Volunteer with IFT.

Register Today for the 2019 Fun Run + Fitness Fundraiser and Support Student Scholarships!

Feeding Tomorrow is hosting its annual Fun Run + Fitness event, our largest annual fundraiser supporting student scholarships. Participants can run, walk, yoga, bike, or swim…anywhere, anytime with the option to participate virtually anytime from May 1st – June 5th! Or you can join us in the Big Easy at IFT19 for a 5k run, 1-mile walk, and yoga followed by a celebratory after party, complete with goodies from our generous sponsors! Registration is open until June 5th.

Registration for the Fun Run + Fitness Event is open!

Register Today

As in previous years, this event will feature an unstructured run, so there will not be race bibs or chips. Join our Facebook community to post times, photos, and more! It’s also a great place to connect with fellow participants if you are participating virtually and get the latest details on the event.

Don’t forget to recruit your peers, colleagues, friends, and family to join your team! Teams with 20 or more members will receive special recognition throughout the yearb2018 Fun Run + Fitness Champions: The Hill Sprinters from Alabama A&M University, Ingredion, and IFT Staff

On-site Activities:
Monday, June 3rd, 2019 at Audubon Park in New Orleans, LA (First come, first serve shuttles will be provided from the Marriot Hotel to the event at 5:45 am and returning shuttles will run at 8:00am)
6:30am – 5K Run/1-mile Walk, Yoga
7:00am – Celebratory After Party

See our 2018 Fun Run + Fitness Recap

Thank you for supporting student scholarships and as they say in New Orleans, “Laissez les bon temps rouler!” (Let the good times roll!

Interested in becoming an official event sponsor for the IFT19 Fun Run + Fitness event? Email for more information.

Want to Learn More About Feeding Tomorrow? You can learn more about the Foundation at or email

Your change will make a change.

Share in the mission of Feeding Tomorrow by donating online, signing up for your employer’s workplace giving program or make a gift through a bequest. Find out more about giving programs.

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Double the impact of your donation through matching gifts.

Your donation to Feeding Tomorrow could be matched dollar for dollar by your employer! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees, retirees and/or employees’ spouses. Check with your company human resources department to see what the process is for your employer will match your donation.

Charitable Solicitation Disclosure Statements

Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists, is qualified under U.S. Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3). Donations to the Feeding Tomorrow are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law in the United States. For other countries, please check with your local tax adviser regarding tax deductions of charitable contributions.

A modest management fee will be annually assessed to all qualifying funds beginning on 1 September 2017.