Thanks to our generous supporters and volunteers, we served 49,286 scratch-made meals to hungry kids in 2019. The work we do goes way beyond the plate: by pulling up a chair and joining kids at the dinner table, our staff and volunteers model positive mealtime behavior and create meaningful interactions
Abby Smith is a senior at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, where she’s involved in a variety of clubs and teams including Social Justice Club. “I love to travel and take advantage of opportunities that allow me to expand my perspective and see the world from different angles.” Why did
We are proud to announce Foundation Coffee Company, a social enterprise of The Patachou Foundation, opened in late November 2019, at 4565 Marcy Lane. Proceeds from Foundation Coffee Company will benefit The Patachou Foundation which provides more than 1,500 scratch-made afterschool meals each week and hands-on education to food-insecure students
Junior League of Indianapolis isn’t afraid to get their hands dirty. Earlier this year, JLI members helped build a trellis at the Public Greens microfarm in Broad Ripple for climbing veggies like squash, cucumbers, and beans. Many of these ingredients were used in our scratch-made afterschool meals for hungry kids.
Our 6th Annual Speakers Forum presented by Taft focused on shifting the narrative about gun violence from the lens of the criminal justice system to treating violence as a public health crisis. Our featured speaker, Marcus McAllister of Cure Violence Global, shared his personal experience as a formerly incarcerated individual,
Andrea Louckes Peters is a mom to 11-year-old daughter Cora, a rescue cat, Stormy, and a Guinea pig, Princess Daffodil. Andrea works for Lilly planning meetings and events. How did you hear about The Patachou Foundation?One of my business partners volunteered with Patachou Foundation at Thomas Gregg Elementary and invited me to
I’m a college professor, writer, and publisher. I’m interested in equity and have been a literary advocate for many years. Now, I’m most interested in food insecurity in the city of Indianapolis. Why did you decide to become a The Patachou Foundation Ambassador? I love the mission of The Patachou
We’re excited to introduce our 2019 class of The Patachou Foundation Ambassadors, an incredible group of people who have committed to share our mission and have a collective fundraising goal of $70,000 in one year to help feed hungry kids in Indianapolis. We hope you enjoy getting to know each