Buckets for Hunger has an all volunteer board. The men and women have put in countless hours and invested their lives in an effort to bring about a better life for those in need.
Notables: NFL Rookie of the Year 1971, NFL Player – Retired Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame member.
John has been on the board since 1995. He joined as soon as I called him out of the clear blue. He has made several appearances for us at major events and he has signed many items also. He is truly a member of our team and cares a great deal about the issue of hunger in America.
Notables: Heisman Trophy 1999, Former NFL Player, Former University of Wisconsin Football Player
Ron Dayne has been helping since he left UW after winning the Heisman Trophy Award in 1999. He has been at several dinner/auctions and was the star of our “Meet Ron Dayne Night” in 2000. He has signed countless items and donated many others to our cause. Ron has been a great asset to the organization.
Notables: Two Time NBA All-Star, Former NBA Player, Former University of Wisconsin Basketball Player
Michael has been working to fight hunger with Buckets since 1996. He has made appearances for us at basketball clinics, autograph sessions, corporate luncheons and he has done commercials for us. He has allowed us to use his name to promote our state wide basketball shooting contest and he was the main cog in our four year run of fund raising in Dallas. He helped us to bring in nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the North Texas Food Bank by influencing his teammates, his fans and others in Dallas. Michael has been an extremely valuable member of our team since day one.
Notables: Former Green Bay Packers Player, All Pro 1998, Pro Bowl 1998 and 1999, Member of the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame
Antonio joined our cause in 2006 and he has not stopped finding new ways to help since then. He has been a guest at several of our public functions already and he plans to establish fund-raising efforts in his hometown of Baltimore to help fight hunger through our organization. Antonio has been a tremendous addition to our team and will be a great spokesman for us. He has signed items, donated items and promoted us at every opportunity.
Notables: Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame, Former Green Bay Packer Player, Five-time All-Pro, Best Selling Author of Instant Replay, Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame 2018.
Jerry has been a shining light to our organization since 1995. He has never hesitated to do whatever is necessary to help us “…wipe away the tears of hunger…” Mr. Kramer has made numerous appearances, influenced many former and current players to join our team and donate items and worked closely with us to formulate new ideas and new programs in order to bring about greater success in our battle against hunger. Jerry has been the real definition of an active board member ever since he first stepped in to our group. He has been a god-send to our cause.
Notables: Former Milwaukee Brewers legend and member of the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.
Paul was a World Series MVP and ended up with over 3,000 hits in his career. Paul has been very helpful to Buckets for Hunger in the last four years since we contacted him. Paul will soon become an MVP for our organization. He has signed countless memorabilia items for Buckets and even came to Madison as a guest of honor in 2008 along with several other former Brewers from the 1982 World Series team. We are thrilled to have Paul as a part of our team.
Notables: Dave was a star linebacker for the Green Bay Packers from 1963 through 1972. He was a member of the NFL All-Decade Team of the 1960s and he was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 2013. He was a first team all-pro player in three separate years.
Dave was a vital cog in the Packers three consecutive NFL Championship victories in 1965-66-67. He has worked with Buckets for Hunger for at least ten years and he has made countless appearances for our cause. Dave is always ready and able to help our cause in any way that we need. He has become a true friend of Buckets for Hunger, Incorporated.
Notables: Former Wisconsin Badger offensive lineman, Outland Trophy winner as best offensive lineman in college in 2006, Retired NFL player with the Cleveland Browns.
Joe agreed to become a member of the honorary board of directors in 2007 as soon as he finished his senior year of football at UW. He has already helped out considerably with generous donations of memorabilia and “experience” items at our auctions. He is going to be a valuable asset to our cause for years to come.
Notables: Former Wisconsin Badger point guard was All-Big Ten. Has served as assistant coach at Ball State, Purdue, Illinois, Kentucky, DePaul and is now at University of Tennessee as assistant coach men’s basketball
Tracy just joined our honorary board of directors in October of 2010. Ironically, he was involved in the first three fund-raising events that Buckets ever held. He brought out a group of former Badger basketball players to Oregon High School in 1995-6-7 for a celebrity game. We are thrilled to have him finally join our board.