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April 27th, 2018
Sanctuary on Penn
6:30-10:00 PM

Our Ambassador Team has been partnered with IPS 54, a school located on the south side of downtown Indianapolis, that hosts their after school program for 40 kids, 3 days a week for the school year of 2018-2019.  Costs to service these students for an entire year is $21,000. In order to service these students, we are hosting a Hunger Banquet this April.  The event will include a dinner specifically designed to highlight economic divides in Indianapolis, a silent auction, and a live auction. Help us ensure the full stomachs of children in our community! 



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Watch now to learn more about Hunger in Indianapolis



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Christina Zerfas

Executive Director

The Patachou Foundation Ambassadors Program impressed Christina with its belief that no child should go to bed hungry in Indianapolis. This in combination of her love to transform visions into reality, makes her very excited to host Project Nourish. 

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Anderson Smith

Logistics Director

Anderson Smith is a 2017 Purdue grad now working as an Orr Fellow at KSM Consulting. He has a passion for bringing about positive change within the community, and plans fulfill this passion by developing a career focused on business strategy in order to increase the efficacy of organizations that are already making a positive impact in the lives of others.

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Tiffani McCormick

Ticketing Director

A recent transplant to Indy, Tiffani graduated from the University of Notre Dame last May and now works as a Business Analyst for LDI, Ltd. as part of the Orr Fellowship program. She enjoys running, hiking, camping, and most importantly, helping to feed hungry kids through Project Nourish!

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Audra Chalmers

Silent Auction Team

Audra is in her second year at SupplyKick as part of the Orr Fellowship where she works in Operations. In a given day, her heart is full if she's learned the story of someone new, stepped outside her comfort zone, and helped to make someone's day better. 

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Louis Kissinger
Logistics Director

Louis Kissinger was a May 2017 graduate from Purdue University with a Chemical Engineering degree. With Project Nourish, he is using his expertise from his work at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and is serving the team in an event logistics and operations role.

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Becca Bowman
Design Director

Becca is a newly established resident of Indianapolis working at IU Health Methodist Hospital as a Cardiac Registered Nurse. She attended Indiana University for undergrad and in the hopes of continuing her efforts to better serve the community, she has joined the Ambassador team for IPS 54.

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Alex Antonetti
Silent Auction Team

Alex Antonetti is a Butler University graduate and second year Orr Fellow at Finish Line. Never one to pass up an opportunity for a pun, she also enjoys reading, learning how to cook, playing volleyball, and The Office.

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Brody Perrine

Silent Auction Team

Brody is a proud Franklin College Grizzly and current Orr Fellow at PSI Talent Measurement in Carmel. He enjoys entrepreneurship, continual learning, quality time with family, and getting outdoors. He is a big supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters and strives to impact those around him on a daily basis, which has fueled his interest in Project Nourish. 

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Zack King
Silent Auction Team

Zack is from a south suburb of Chicago but feels lucky enough to now call Indianapolis his home. He attended Wabash College and is always seeking to live out their mission statement, particularly in regards to the importance of living humanely. He am honored to be apart of this team and to help #nourish the Indianapolis community.

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Elle Huang
Banquet Coordinator

Elle has a deep passion for locally-based service and social entrepreneurship, two concepts she believes the Patachou Foundation exemplifies. She works at Octiv, a SaaS company founded and based in Indy, and is part of Orr Fellowship. Outside of work and Orr, she has a great love for train travel, living room brainstorming sessions, detours, themed dinner parties, and adventure sports.

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Justin Tillery

Justin is a Ball State video production graduate with a few years of experience in motion graphics. When he's not working on exhilarating videos about car insurance, he likes to dabble in character animation and visual effects. 

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Colleen Dierkes
Live Auction Director

From growing up in STL to living in Indy, Colleen realized her passion for athletics, adventures and helping people. You can find her playing soccer, enjoying time with friends, reading, learning new things, petting all dogs or participating in some thrilling escapade for no apparent reason.

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Katie Flegenheimer
Marketing Director

Katie is an IU alumnus and current Orr Fellow working for in Indianapolis. In her spare time, she enjoys eating ethnic food, exploring Indy, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family. Her passion for community service and zeal for marketing
and design inspired her to work on
Project Nourish. 

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Louisa Chen
Marketing Director

Louisa is bubbly personality who has a passion for meeting new people and stumbling upon new activities. She craves the chance to make change and have a greater influence on others lives. That is one of the many reasons she has jumped on the Project Nourish cause. 



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