S6 Episode 02: Partnering to End Hunger

Friday, December 14, 2018

Nancy Wiersum from Loaves and Fishes and Brad Wilson from Naperville Park District discuss the impact of donations like garden fresh produce and pumpkin pies on ending hunger in our community.

This episode is part of Series 6: A Season of Giving. For a list of ParkTalk episodes and series and to submit ideas and questions, visit https://www.napervilleparks.org/PODCASTS

Quotes from the episode:

"That fresh produce (donated from the Garden Plots) is like gold for us...when the clients see that, it's so special." -Nancy Wiersum

"Pennies for Pies began years ago in our preschool to learn about what it means when you have many small donations that come together to do something larger." -Brad Wilson

For more information:

Listen to the previous episode about the Giving Gardens referred to in this interview.

Loaves & Fishes Community Services

Naperville Park District Fee Assistance Program

Restaurant Fundraisers for the Fee Assistance Program

Ron Ory Community Garden Plots

Pennies for Pies