Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Jae

  Debbie Jae an Advocate by Nature Last April Debbie was looking for a way to help out in her community. With several teens at home, Teen Feed felt like a natural choice. Since volunteering at Teen Feed, Debbie has begun working for herself as a medical communicator (www.afriendandadvocate.com). Debbie found that because of her […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Madeline Macomber

There’s something magic about Madeline. Every Tuesday for the last six months, from 7-8pm there is a young person sitting with Madeline. As an Advocate volunteer, Madeline sits with young people over the Teen Feed meal to listen, connect and build trust that is  essential to building a foundation of support. Staff have joked that […]

October’s Volunteer of the Month: Kathy Boullin

Kathy is a force of nature! When Kathy believes in something, she is a force of nature! And Kathy believes in Teen Feed and the youth we serve. Kathy donates to Teen Feed, volunteers weekly, and recently organized a benefit event for Teen Feed entitled  “Ladies Night Out” at Swansons Nursery. Not only did “Ladies […]

September’s Volunteer of the Month: Mary Kapitonenko

Mary at Teen Feed’s 2013 Fun Run & Walk Mary throws her whole self into Teen Feed! Whether it’s the friendships she builds over the Teen Feed meal, or enthusiastically  participating in events or trainings, or her whopping three-nights-a-week volunteering in the meals program, Mary gives every ounce of her being! Though she’s only 16 […]

August’s Volunteer of the Month: Lucy Davis

  Lucy leaves labels at the door. Homeless? Unstably housed? While these distinctions matter to many people, Lucy sees people as they are, without regard for labels others might place upon them. Lucy’s friendly, outgoing smile is the first thing hundreds of guests have seen when coming to get dinner, and her open inquisitiveness puts both guests […]

July’s Volunteer of the Month: Mario Juves

Mario’s enthusiasm brings him to the next level. Eight months ago, Mario burst on the Teen Feed scene. After signing up to be a monthly donor in support of Teen Feed programs, he wanted to be more involved. Mario added volunteering to the ways that he supports Teen Feed serving as an advocate volunteer on […]

June’s Volunteer of the Month: Angie Hudkins

Angie pairs deep commitment with a big heart. Nearly a year and a half ago, Angie joined Teen Feed’s crew of volunteers. Having never worked with young people before, in a little over a year Angie has grown and developed into one of Teen Feed’s most rock-solid volunteers. Angie has great listening skills, and an […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Collin

We are pleased to present Collin as this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. Collin began volunteering with Teen Feed as an Advocate about a year and a half ago. Collin excels at forming solid relationships with young people and providing trusted advice about how to get through tough situations – often similar to experiences he had when […]

May’s Volunteer of the Month: Casey Middaugh

Casey Middaugh can’t stay away from Teen Feed. Casey first got involved with Teen Feed age 12, helping her Grandmother prepare food for her meal team. Between school and activities, Casey participate on meal teams, but wanted to be at Teen Feed regularly. Finding some free time in her busy schedule, last August Casey became […]

April’s Advocates of the Month: Ellie & Molly Nicoletta

  Molly and Ellie – Teen Feed’s Dynamic Duo! Both dedicated Teen Feed volunteers, Molly and Ellie are a dynamic mother/daughter duo, who have been involved with Teen Feed for over a year. Mother Molly’s calm, steady, nurturing presence and daughter Ellie’s smiling compassion make them invaluable additions to Tuesday nights at Teen Feed. Ellie […]