Southeast Community Services Center, along with their Camp STEAM, is a unique community partner to The Patachou Foundation. According to Education Coordinator Christopher Nunn, Camp STEAM is a “choice-based camp.” Nunn says unlike other summer camps, there is minimal planning and kids get to determine themselves what activities they will do
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
We’ve served 20,000 nutritious, scratch-made meals so far this year! Thanks to our supporters and volunteers for making this possible. We couldn’t do it without you. To celebrate, we made this super cute video. Enjoy!
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
Big smiles and hungry tummies await our crew of The Patachou Foundation volunteers at Camp Boneroo, held at the Brookside Community Center, each day. This summer, 65 kids attend Camp Boneroo, named after The Boner Center in Indianapolis. Both Camp Boneroo, and its school-year counterpart the EDGE program, offer a
Lauren Wigton, an Indy transplant from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, works for the Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity as a Construction Superintendent. In her spare time, she is also a fitness instructor who teaches both spin and boxing. She loves being outdoors and hiking. Lauren began volunteering with The Patachou Foundation two
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
Ashley Brooks loves to feed and foster community by nurturing the budding food industry around Indy. After co-founding the restaurant Milktooth, she’s laser-focused her efforts on private dining events (under the hospitality design company A.Rose), a brunch festival called Baby Got Brunch, co-founding the Garfield Park Farmers Market, “and most