Sarah King

Sarah King holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Washington and a Master of Public Health in Global Health from Boston University with an emphasis on managing disasters and complex emergencies. Her Master’s thesis examined unconditional cash transfers as a substitute for standard emergency feeding … Read more

Grace Heymsfield

Grace Heymsfield graduated from the University of Michigan in 2017 with a Masters of Public Health in Nutritional Sciences. For her public health practicum, Grace went to Malawi to study care groups promoting nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life. Following graduation, Grace completed her Registered Dietitian’s training through … Read more

Thomas Furstenberg-Carroll

Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Tom graduated from Northeastern University in 2009 with a degree in economics. He then worked as an AmeriCorps VISTA providing free income tax preparation services for low income Philadelphians through a volunteer income tax (VITA) organization. He later served as a New York State AmeriCorps member … Read more

Kate Callahan

Originally from Willimantic, Connecticut, Kate graduated in 2010 from Syracuse University where she studied nutrition and policy studies. She volunteered as a nutrition educator for the Food Bank of Central New York and a scholarship program while coordinating service opportunities for her fellow students in Syracuse.  She also interned at … Read more

City Harvest

City Harvest (CH) helped start the food rescue movement in 1982 when a group of New Yorkers saw that New … Read more

Quick! Delicious! Healthy Recipes on a Budget!

Quick! Delicious! Healthy Recipes on a Budget! is a recipe booklet with nutritious, inexpensive, and easy to prepare dishes that promotes the benefits of buying locally grown produce and provides information applying for food stamps and accessing free health and … Read more

Mariestella Fisher-Vélez

Mariestella is a 2001 psychology graduate of Fordham University and earned a Master’s degree in urban education from Temple University in 2004.  As a VISTA Volunteer in a Philadelphia inner city high school, she worked with the Urban Nutrition Initiative educating low-income communities about healthy eating while supporting locally-grown produce … Read more

Shireen Cama

Shireen graduated with distinction from Yale in 2004 with a degree in economics.  She served as a freshman counselor, coordinated an elementary school tutoring program, and volunteered as a community health educator. She was also a leader in the South Asian Students and Persian Students Associations, worked on health education, … Read more