"One of our most reliable volunteers, Jean is a constant source of joy and laughter in our kitchens, cooking thoughtfully and cleaning thoroughly. ‘Jukebox Jean’ always has a song to sing…”
“Dustin and Diane serve faithfully each week in our meal prep. They are hard-working, compassionate, and help make other participants feel welcome. Their consistency and curiosity brightens up our day…”
“Shaianne has been a consistent, calm & quiet presence at our Mill Ridge and Wedgewood Gardens recently. She initially came wanting to gain a little more plant knowledge…”
“David is so dependable. He always shows up like clockwork and I genuinely look forward to catching up with him every week…”
“Elke has provided such a steadfast, loving presence around TNFP over the last 6 or so months. A quick list of helpful projects she has supported as a volunteer includes: taking excellent photographs at our events…”
“Sue brings infectious joy to the garden and seems to live with a song in her heart! She is always engaging with other volunteers and still manages to get so much accomplished…”
“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..."