Two years ago, Kat Gering decided she wanted to be more involved in her community, so she joined The Patachou Foundation team. “I have also been employed part-time in the Children’s Ministry at my church for several years, caring for young children ranging in age from infant to preschool,” she
Bridget K. Houser moved to Indianapolis five years ago to start her teaching career and she currently teaches at one of the Montessori schools in IPS. “One of my favorite things to do in Indianapolis is to try all of the new restaurants,” she says. How did you first hear about The
The Patachou Foundation Ambassadors are dedicated leaders in Indianapolis who are making a direct impact on Indianapolis children suffering from hunger and food insecurity by raising money to support one of the schools we serve. Yaw Aning is the co-founder and CEO of web and mobile app development agency, Sticksnleaves.
Mary McClung is a photographer, fine artist, and adjunct professor at Herron School of Art with a huge passion for healthy food and food access. “I have a really strong thing about real food for people,” she says. so volunteering with The Patchou Foundation has become the perfect fit. She
Ann Gioe, an Indianapolis native, has been volunteering with The Patachou Foundation for two years. She and her husband of “30 billion years” love trying out new foods (though as the self-proclaimed #1 fan of Cafe Patachou, she’s loyal to the cinnamon toast) and restaurants almost as much as they love
Carly Boos, a Broad Ripple resident for more than 20 years, is passionate about helping people. She works as a nurse and does telephonic counseling for those with diabetes. Carly, a mother of three, has been married for 30 years and believes that feeding her family nutritious, fresh food is
Diane is the mom of two great kids, a wife of 31 years, a dog lover, and a true friend to everyone she meets. “I feel there is no better way for me to give time to my community than by helping children not feel hungry,” she says. Diane understands
Irene van Driel been teaching at Butler University since 2016, at the department of strategic communication. “It is our mission to connect class material with real-life experiences, preferably by collaborating with organizations within the community,” she says. Irene chose to collaborate with The Patachou Foundation was perfect for her class