Harvest Hope Food Bank Welcomes Summer Interns

Harvest Hope Food Bank is excited to welcome six interns in their summer 2022 cohort. Brittany Myers and Jaylin Madison will be joining the Advocacy and Marketing team, while Brandon Brown, John Alao, Rochelle Jadotte, and Trinita Geathers and will be joining the Information Technology team. All will be working throughout Harvest Hope’s 20-county service to help build a hunger-free tomorrow across the state.

Harvest Hope is glad to be partnering with HBCUs this summer to maximize our internship opportunities to students who typically would not have access to these hands-on paid learning experiences. As we promote diversity and inclusion, we believe these collaborations will advance this effort furthering our already intentional approach to diverse representation.

Advocacy and Marketing
• Brittany Myers, a Columbia native and is attending the University of South Carolina. Myers is majoring in Public Relations with hopes of joining a major news organization in the future.
• Jaylin Madison, a Spartanburg native and is attending the University of South Carolina. Madison is majoring in Advertising and has plans to pursue a career in creative marketing.

Information Technology
• Brandon Brown, from Atlanta, GA, is attending Benedict College. Brown is majoring in Cybersecurity and has a goal of creating generational wealth for his future.
• John Alao, from Simpsonville, SC, is attending Allen University. Alao is majoring in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science.
• Rochelle Jodotte, from Miami, FL, is a recent graduate of Allen University where she majored in Computer Science. She is further pursuing her education with plans to become a computer engineer.
• Trinita Geathers, from Georgetown, SC, is attending Allen University. Geathers is majoring in Anthropology and has career goals to offer outstanding customer service.

“We are so glad to have these bright students join us for the summer,” said Erinn Rowe, CEO of Harvest Hope. “The innovation and excitement they bring to the food bank is sure to provide a fresh perspective for us, while giving them hands-on experience within the non-profit industry.”

The organization anticipates more internship opportunities available in the fall. Please check harvesthope.org periodically for updates.

Harvest Hope is building a hunger-free tomorrow in 20 counties across South Carolina. Rescuing food from stores that is at risk of being discarded, as well as sourcing food from the community and producers, they distribute it to local food pantries and through multiple feeding programs. These programs provide food for some of SC’s most vulnerable citizens – children, seniors, and rural residents who don’t have access to reliable transportation to grocery stores. Annually, Harvest Hope provides over 22 million meals to neighbors in need across their service area. Learn more at harvesthope.org.


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