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
Meghan Freeman is an avid volunteer who has lived in Indianapolis most of her life. She works in marketing at IU Health and is a self-proclaimed fitness junkie who spends most of her free time at the gym. “If not there,” she says, “I’m probably at The Koelschip, the bar
Omber Khan works for vitamins and supplements companies Health Spot and SELFe. Omber’s life was changed by making healthier food choices, and he joined The Patachou Foundation as an Ambassador because of its mission to improve the lives of kids through nutritious meals and education. “Food education needs to be