You couldn’t ask for a better volunteer than Kathy Sheedy. She ran her own business for more than 10 years, is a certified youth mentor, and has been volunteering since she was a teen. She’s been with The Patachou Foundation for three years, leading after-school meals at several sites and
We recognize that the entire food picture for families, especially those facing hunger, is complex. In fact, poverty, available food options in a neighborhood, and the quality and nutritional value of food all have ripple effects on families, and especially on children. The work of The Patachou Foundation fundamentally cuts
Parents, teachers and caregivers are always looking for creative ways to get kids to eat their fruits and veggies. And with good reason – studies show that healthy kids do better in school. During our after-school meal times, we’re always encouraging kids to try new foods and flavors, but getting
We are pleased to welcome Leigh Crawford to The Patachou Foundation’s team as the Volunteer Staffing Manager. Leigh’s role will be to fill volunteer needs at each of the schools that The Patachou Foundation serves. Leigh said, “I began volunteering with The Patachou Foundation in the spring of 2015. From
This summer, The Patachou Foundation served nutritious, kid-friendly meals to hundreds of Indianapolis students at four summer camps across the city. Not only did we eat yummy food together, our team of volunteers formed relationships with kids around the table. In addition, we helped teach weekly food lessons to students
This week The Patachou Foundation served its 50,000th meal! You helped us get here. In 2013, The Patachou Foundation started by serving 35 meals a week and with your help, we are now serving 800+ each week to Indianapolis kids facing the combined effects of food insecurity, poverty, and low
As you enter 2017, resolve to include The Patachou Foundation in your New Year. How would you like to partner with The Patachou Foundation in 2017? Fill out this quick online survey to let us know how we can best work with you to impact your neighbors. The reality is
Some New Years Resolutions go out the door as soon as you make them. But we took our resolution to serve 16,000 wholesome meals in 2016 seriously. Thanks to volunteers and contributions from people just like you, The Patachou Foundation made this resolution a reality (over a month early)! The
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Our New Year’s Resolution is a reality: The Patachou Foundation served its 16,000th meal in 2016 this week.
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To feed wholesome meals to food insecure children in our community and teach them to create healthy habits.
By combining nutritious meals, hands-on education activities, the kids we serve their awareness, connection and excitement about the joys of the table.