2017 Class of Fellows: Food Insecurity

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Who We Work With

Crossroads of Michigan

The team created a unique approach to building brand identity for the organization, while increasing the impact on the community.

Fellows: Chris La Boo, Casie Ocana, Michael Orr, Kelsey Schmitz, Caroline Wells

Fish and Loaves Community Food Pantry

The team introduced technology tools and other modern business methodologies to improve client effectiveness.

Fellows: Mackenzie Fankell, Chanel Jeon, Clinton Mejias, Erin Taylor, Austin Thind

Ford Mobile Food Pantry

The team evaluated a successful food pantry network model and developed an innovative mobile, hydroponic nutrition delivery system.

Fellows: Chris Craft, Michael Riffenburg, Natasha Reed, Dave Root, Nihala Thanikkal

Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan

The team created an organization and tracking method to define real-time community hunger relief needs.

Fellows: Khalid Ahmed, Nicole Kruse, Matthew McKenzie, Kyle Ness, Cory von Achen

Pope Francis Center

The team created an awareness and education system to expand and improve how the organization communicates its mission.

Fellows: Hannah Bailey, Kimberly Barr, Kelly Bedro, Boratha Tan, L’Nard Tufts

Yad Ezra

The team established an inventory and logistical support system to improve food delivery and client access.

Fellows: Toni Davis, Lauren Morrison, Tony Papa, Sarah Perry, Andrew Steinman