Category Volunteer News

Volunteer of the Month: Kathy Turk

Kathy Turk is a star. She knows every farmer personally, is easy to work with, and always wears a radiant smile. Kathy has an incredible ability to look at the big picture to provide useful insight to each aspect of our…

Volunteer of the YEAR! Bethany Harris

Bethany Harris is a shining star that goes so far above and beyond the call of duty with Food Forward, that we would like to officially announce Bethany as our Food Forward Volunteer of the Year.  She joined Food Forward…

Heer! Heer!

As the founder of this odd and wonderful organization, I’ve had the pleasure of many things over the past few years: being welcomed into the food recovery/anti-hunger world by veterans who saw enough value in Food Forward to make room…

Volunteer of the Month… Susan Lasken!

This February our heart is warmed by this wonderful cupid of a person.  She has been such a pleasure to work with since the beginning, and we’re so lucky to have her as a Glean Team Leader at the Studio…

Volunteer of the Month: Christopher Molina!

December is a chilly month this year, and Food Forward still can’t help but feel all warm and fuzzy inside when thinking about our volunteer of the month.  Chris Molina is an inspiration to us all here in the Fruit…

Volunteer of the Month! Leah Boyer

For November we wanted to highlight the hard work and dedication of someone who has been a supreme Program Assistant Volunteer.  Leah is one of those amazing individuals who is so great that you just gotta keep them around.  She…

Volunteer of the Month: Jack Arsenault

For our October volunteer of the month we’ve chosen a long-time super volunteer who has been the shining star at our Hollywood Farmers Market. Jack Arsenault is a truly dedicated Glean Team Leader, and we are so happy to have…

Volunteer of the Month: Paula Kleihauer

Our August Volunteer of the month is the highly impressive, always active, saint of a Backyard Harvesting Program gleaner, Paula Kleihauer! In Paula’s words: I first heard about Food Forward in April of 2009.  I was attending a class on…