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Hope for the Hungry

Tackling hunger one appetite at a time. 

 

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Our Mission

Our mission is to bring hope by serving with compassion, feeding the mind and body, and being an impact through education.

Founder, Laquisha Jackson is a wife and mother of eight. She is the owner and operator of Soulful Kitchen LLC, a catering company serving the Michiana area. Laquisha Jackson, worked in the hospitality industry at each spectrum server, as well as a manager, for a total of 19 years. In May 2019 she graduated from Ivy tech community college with her associate degree in Hospitality Administration. Laquisha is a Servsafe Instructor  and registered Proctor.

Laquisha takes great pleasure serving as the Hospitality leader at her church. She possesses a strong passion for helping families who suffer from food insecurities.

In 2020 Laquisha founded Hope for the Hungry which is a non-profit organization to help feed the hungry. It is Laquisha’s endeavors to bring hope by serving with compassion, feeding the mind and body, and being an impact through education.

In The News

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (abc 57) – Hope for the Hungry held a food giveaway for the entire community on Friday, July 24th. They will be giving away non-perishable items such as canned goods, meat, and snacks.

 

“This event is to be an impact and to help those who need to eat, who need food, who need an extra resource especially now that it’s summer time and kids are home. We don’t want anybody to go hungry,” said Laquisha Jackson, Founder of the Hope for Humanity.

 

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – Hope for the Hungry is a non-profit that was started by Laquisha Jackson just this year.

“We’re here to bring hope. Hope for the Hungry, our mission is to serve with compassion, feed the mind and the body and we also want to impact through education,” Jackson said.

The organization had one of its first events at Doulos Chapel where they served an estimated 100 meals to people living in the tent city.

What We Do

Food pantry

Hope For The Hungry is implementing a pop-up pantry program. Our goal is to setup our pantry at different locations throughout the city of South Bend. Times and locations will be listed here and on our social media pages. 

education

It is our goal to be an impact and provide proper food handling education.

Serve

Serving the community with passion by feeding the hungry through food give-a-ways, providing a sense of hope to the community.

Partner with us

Hope for the Hungry wants to impact  the Michiana community by providing proper food-handling training, a food pantry, and a soup kitchen. We’re asking for your partnership to help fulfill this mission. Your help is needed now more then ever with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. No one should go hungry, especially during this time. We can’t do it alone, you can help by partnering with us. 

Volunteer

Hope for the Hungry is committed to developing and implementing strategies to alleviate hunger and ultimately affecting the overall health in the Michiana community. Volunteers are needed to help our organization run smoothly. Sharing your time and your talents really makes a difference to those in need. Please click the sign up button below to learn more about our volunteer opportunities. 

Contact Us

Please submit the form below to request more information about our program or to sign up for volunteer opportunities. You can also email us directly at info@hope4thehungry.com