Our Story: Meet the Team
Jill Hughes, Assistant Director
Jill Hughes joined Friends in Need Food Shelf in 2017 and is now the
Assistant Director. What excites her the most about working at the food shelf
is being in a position to have an impact on so many lives. In her role, Jill
supports the Executive Director on fundraising initiatives, grant writing and
outreach to the community, plus she assists the agency’s more than 100
Before joining Friends in Need, Jill worked as an operations controller for
18 years for a Twin Cities company. In her free time, she enjoys vacationing
each year with her college girlfriends. For the past several years, they’ve
visited Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and in 2018 they went to San Diego.
Jill resides in Hudson, WI, with her husband, Brian. They have two
adult children. Jill and her husband share their home with their beloved pets, a
11-year-old cat named Lily, and Louis, a eight-year-old white Labrador who is
the family's pride and joy.