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
Join us for an inspiring evening with Chef Ann Cooper at the 2018 Speakers Forum, our annual fundraiser. Chef Ann, also known as the Renegade Lunch Lady, is an outspoken voice of reform advocating for whole, fresh ingredients in school meals and has spoken as a woman in food for decades. After
Thanks to the generosity of Sandor Development’s employees, Brohney (pictured here) along with 51 of his classmates at Thomas Gregg Neighborhood School (TGNS) received warm, holiday pajamas last week. This school year, Sandor Development partnered with The Patachou Foundation to adopt TGNS: their employees serve dinner every week to their
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
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