OPERATIONS TEAM

NEWSLETTERS

DANISHA LUGO

Distribution Lead

RALPH THOMPSON

Receiving Lead

ANIKA WALLIEN

CHARLIN FLORES

Danisha plays an integral role in fighting hunger at the food bank.  She may be the first person who greets you at the door or the first voice you hear on the phone, but in addition to that, Danisha is instrumental in scheduling, organizing, and reporting for our programs, all while interacting and keeping our partner charities happy. One of Danisha's favorite things to do is spend time with her girls at the "happiest place on earth"...Disneyland!  

Ralph, also known as Ralphie, works alongside Sam at the dock. He likes to help our neighbors in need by giving it 110% each and every day. To keep himself energized for the day, he listens to music-- particularly "Ice Cube." During his off-time, Ralph enjoys hiking the trails in Utah.

Anika, also known as Annie, is grateful to be a part of the FARSB food bank family. When she isn't driving her forklift in and out of the warehouse to fulfill partner charity orders, you can find Annie unwinding with a novel, running, or drawing. 

Charlin is dedicated to helping feed neighbors in need and is quick to move the distribution process so partner charities get the food they need faster. Not only is she working hard at FARSB, but she’s also working hard at EMT school where she hopes to become a paramedic in the near future. Some of her favorite activities include taking her son out on his tricycle, hiking, and reading classic books such as her favorite “To Kill a Mockingbird”.

SAM TURNER

Sam is one of the most experienced members of our team with nearly 20 years at FARSB! From inventory to physical counts he keeps the loading zone in tip-top shape! Sam has an exceptional work ethic and truly values the importance of his work. On weekends, he enjoys comic books, movies, and audio books. 

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TYRELL WILLIAMS

During his time here, Tyrell has used his friendly and relaxed personality to befriend staff, visitors, and partner charities alike. He thinks FARSB is a special place where hunger ends and team building begins. Among his many talents, Tyrell enjoys cooking a variety of cultural cuisines. He also has an impressive 3-point shot on the basketball court.

CESAR SOLORZANO

PAOLA MONTES

Cesar is active in and outside of the food bank. When he is not helping prepare much needed USDA food for distribution, he enjoys watching sports and spending time with his daughter and son. Cesar is a fan of dancing and music, though he admits he is not the best dancer. When asked what he likes the most about working at the food bank, he responded, "working at the food bank is fulfilling. Everyday brings an endless bounty of opportunity."

Paola has an excitement to help those in need. Beyond her food bank duties, Paola aspires to become a Registered Nurse. Some may be surprised to know that Paola is the ultimate girly girl. She loves the color pink, makeup, shopping, and Disneyland! Her favorite quote is, "God is within her, she will not fall."

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JOHNATHAN GONZALEZ

Jonathan plays a vital role at FARSB by helping pull together our partner charities online orders and their shopping orders. Aside from helping his community, he also loves taking out his motorcycle for rides. He  eventually plans to ride  his bike across the country  and visit every state capital and any museums along the way.

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PEDRO COBIAN

Class A Driver

Pedro has been fighting hunger alongside FARSB for over 18 years now! When he isn't making truck deliveries to and from the food bank,  he likes to treat himself to outdoor activities like gardening and camping. 

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JOSE ESPINOZA

Class A Driver

Jose loves being able to give back to his community as a fleet driver. When he's not on the road, you can find him spending quality time with his grandchildren or watching his favorite team - the Dodgers! 

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JOEL MENDOZA

Class A Driver

Joel is a firm believer in serving those who need it most. For over 6 years Joel has dedicated himself to helping seniors and vulnerable neighbors alike, by making deliveries on behalf of the food bank. He is a huge fan of camping, car shows, and traveling to new places.

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JORGE SOLIS

Class A Driver

Bio coming soon!