“Jamie Connelly is an integral member of our team, a beloved friend, and a exemplary cook. Her positivity permeates all corners of the kitchen…”
“Joyce and Marirae are angels among us. Seriously if you asked us to name an angel in this earth they are the first to come into my mind. For as long as we can remember, they have cheerfully arrived each Friday morning…”
“Mary Susan truly has a heart of gold! As a regular volunteer, she is a vital part of TNFP in both our kitchens and on the food truck…”
"Rick felt like a member of the team the very first day he walked in the door. As one of our most reliable and dedicated volunteers, Rick will often come in every day of the week…”
“Lindsay volunteers at the Growing Together booth at the farmer's market every week! She is a familiar face for customers…”
“For the last 10 years, John Henderson has been faithfully taking our meal delivery trucks EVERY WEEK to get fueled…”
"Nico's enthusiasm to serve TNFP is remarkable! He has volunteered in four of our five gardens, helped with meal prep, and shared meals…”
“We are very grateful to have David join us in the garden regularly! David is great at engaging and helping with other volunteers…”
“Ruthie's enthusiasm is contagious! She lights up the St. Luke's kitchen every time she walks through the door -- which is often, because she's there multiple times a week…”
"Judy Wright lights up the kitchen every time she's here! Her love for cooking shines through in the incredible meals she sends out to our community..."
"Theresa goes above and beyond for our meals program. She is kind, dependable, and up to the challenge of anything that comes her way..."
"Kathy is a kindhearted and dedicated individual who is consistently prompt and a pleasure to have around..."
"Eduardo has given over 45 hours in the garden over the past 3 months! His dedication is astounding; he's always the first one here and the last one to leave..."
"Judi is an absolute treasure. Through her upbeat, spunky attitude and passion for good food, she brings JOY to everything..."
"It's always great to have a person that regularly volunteers, even through life's changes. We are so lucky to have Shontrill's happy, patient, and persistent spirit..."
"Erin brings her experience, willingness, adaptability and warmth to her volunteer work at the Haywood Community Garden..."
"Jake gives his all before, during, and after volunteer projects. He always lends a helping hand during SH & SL Meal Prep, Meal Delivery, or other areas of TNFP..."
"Rain or shine, we can always count on Warren to be the first person to show up to volunteer and the last to leave..."
"David has been an incredible volunteer in our prep room and kitchens from day one! He always shows up with a positive attitude..."
"Hai is a rockstar! He splits his volunteer time between garden, meal prep, and food recovery. We are so grateful for his time and effort devoted to TNFP."
"Mary is dedicated and reliable with an eye for details. We love the enthusiasm and thought that she brings to every single meal she makes!"
"Jasmyn's warm smile and calming presence embodies the peace of the gardens she supports. It is always a pleasure to work alongside her."
"Colleen brings such a warm spirit to the kitchen. She's always coming up with creative snack ideas for the children and consistently goes above and beyond what is asked of her."
"Cheri is simply amazing! She is a hard worker, upbeat, and so fun to have around. We are so glad that she chooses to share her time (and amazing knife skills) with us!"
"Rita always has an amazing willingness to help out. We are thankful that she uses her abundant skills in the kitchen to make our meals healthy, creative, and tasty!"