Liz Paxton is a mother is a pediatric nurse and a mother of three. Liz worked for Riley for fifteen years and she is now the CEO at a local organization that supports adults with disabilities. When her career shifted, she began looking for ways to get involved in the community
We are excited to announce the hire of our new Executive Chef, Twinkle VanWinkle. Chef Twinkle will manage the Foundation’s after-school and school-break meal programs, serving more than 1,200 kid-friendly meals each week to food-insecure school children in Indianapolis. She will create and prepare menu items with petite palates in
Making healthy meals that kids want to eat can sometimes be a challenge, but our Patachou Foundation cook Maddie makes it look easy. Each week, our volunteers pick up Maddie’s creations from our Production Kitchen and serve them to students eight schools around Indy. Not only do these dishes need
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
Feeding 1,000 meals each week to hungry kids also means we need plates, cups, bowls, and utensils. In an effort to be better stewards to the environment, we’ve begun using certified compostable plates and bowls for all our meals. To discuss this new initiative, we sat down with Director of
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
You did it! Thanks to everyone who gave during our Back to School fundraising campaign at Patachou Inc restaurants. Because of your generosity, we raised enough for 14,000 more meals made from REAL FOOD!
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.