The Patachou Foundation Ambassadors are dedicated leaders in Indianapolis who are making a direct impact Indianapolis children suffering from hunger and food insecurity by raising money to support one of the schools we serve. Meet Ella! Ella Eskenazi goes to University High School where she is working to build a pollinator garden. Ella loves to
We’d like to introduce you to our first-ever Ambassadors for The Patachou Foundation, an incredible group of people who have committed to share our mission and have a collective fundraising goal of $70,000 in one year to help feed hungry kids in Indianapolis. We hope you enjoy getting to know each of
We’re so proud to partner with a local company like Everyday Adventure Treats. EAT creates tasty handcrafted, gluten-free, vegan, fair-trade snack bars from real, wholesome ingredients. We had a chance to chat with EAT’s founder Rebecca Walter to find out what inspires her and why healthy, portable snacks are so
The holidays should be a joyful time of year, especially for kids. But for many in Indianapolis, they are the most stressful. When class is not in session, many students don’t get the wholesome meals and nutrition they depend on from school lunches and after-school programs like ours. This year,
Did you know The Patachou Foundation has a dedicated cook? Her name is Maddie and she makes every after-school meal from scratch in the Patachou Inc. Prep Kitchen. We had a chance to chat with Maddie about what she loves most about making tasty, nutritious dishes for the kids we serve.
by Kristen Welker, fourth-grade teacher at Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School and volunteer My name is Kristen, and I’m a volunteer for The Patachou Foundation. As a teacher, it seemed like a natural fit for me to dedicate my extra time to serving wholesome, scratch-made meals to students. With your support,
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
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