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
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
Kara Goodwin is the mother of Hayden (11) and Layla (8). After years of working in the corporate world, she became a full-time mom and her family moved to Bologna, Italy. Recently, they transitioned to life back in the US and Kara is currently a meditation teacher and co-host of a podcast
What we’re reading: [Read the full article] Food waste, that scourge that sends more than a third of our food supply to rot and is a major contributor to climate change, seems like it should be easy to address…. [Read the full article]
What we’re reading: [Read the full article] As an advocate, writer, and school food commentator (and Civil Eats contributor), Bettina Elias Siegel has spent the last eight years working on improving the quality of food served in public schools across the country…. [Read the full article]