Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in and support of FRB and those around the world with whom we are working. If you have questions, suggestions or would like to get involved please contact or call us at (888) 276-4FRB.  More specific inquiries can be directed to one of our staff members:


Marv Baldwin, President & CEO
Western Springs, IL
(708) 505-4034

  Rachel Brink, Growing Project & Overseas Program Field Mgr
Holland, MI; (616) 283-0694
IN, MI, OH growing projects; Asia, Eastern Europe programs
  Ron De Weerd, Director of Resource Development 
Rock Valley, IA; (605) 622-0766
Midwest and Southwest growing projects
  Laurie Kaniarz, Administrative Coordinator
Kalamazoo, MI
(269) 349-3467
  Meg Kreikemeier, Administrative & IT Coordinator
Western Springs, IL
(708) 505-4034
  Barb Lack, Associate Director of Communications
Western Springs, IL
(708) 505-4034
  Eric Mattson, Assoc. Dir. of Development and New Ventures
Springfield, IL; (217) 371-3805
Midwest growing projects; Middle East and Africa programs
  Alex Morse, Growing Project & Overseas Program Coordinator
Kansas City, MO; (412) 310-9432
East & MW growing projects; So/Cen America & Caribbean programs
  Lori O'Neil, Financial Coordinator
Western Springs, IL
(708) 505-4034
Steve Smith, COO
Western Springs, IL
(630) 430-1567
  Mike Spear, CFO
Western Springs, IL
(708) 505-4034
For general correspondence:
4479 Central Avenue
Western Springs, IL 60558
For donations, please use our donation mailbox or donate online.

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