Greg Whitney

Director of Major Gifts
(206) 545-6600 x3620

Greg manages the major gifts team and works to inspire individual donors to meet their philanthropic goals as well as the goals of Food Lifeline. Before starting at Food Lifeline in 2015, Greg worked for over 20 years in the nonprofit sector including positions at United Way of King County, Millionair Club Charity, the YMCA of Greater Seattle and Rotary First Harvest.

Greg is a member of Association of Fundraising Professionals, a past president of the Washington Planned Giving Council, a past president of the Rotary Club of West Seattle and is a strong advocate for supporting the human services field within our community.

Greg's favorite part of his job is knowing that he changes lives for the better. He also enjoys getting to know wonderful, caring people and connecting them to their charitable passions.

Greg is a Seattle native and has been married for over 25 years with two children. In his free time Greg enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and playing/watching/coaching all types of sports - soccer, football, basketball, baseball/softball, snowboarding.

Please contact Greg if you have questions about the following:

  • Capital Campaign or major gift to Food Lifeline and/or to a specific program or capital need
  • How to make a gift using stock, other assets such as real estate, IRA or retirement assets
  • How to make a gift through your will.

Other Staff Members

Linda Nageotte

President and CEO
(206) 545-6600 x3600

Amy Lee Derenthal

Chief Development Officer
(206) 545-6600 x3610

Hank "Henry" Altschuler

Chief Financial Officer
(206) 545-6600 x3601