Madeleine Hennessy

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About Madeleine Hennessy

Madeleine Hennessy is the Marketing & Communications Manager for Feeding San Diego sharing updates on programs, hunger-relief, nutrition and food recovery.

Empty Bowls 2017

Since 2007, Coronado High School has raised funds to support local hunger-relief efforts through their Empty Bowls event. Ceramics students at Coronado High School work diligently to create ceramic bowls, which are purchased by guests and filled with soup during the event’s dinner.

This year’s event taking place on April 27 […]

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Top Volunteers: April 2017

Volunteer of the Month

In a short amount of time, Debra Bradshaw has stepped up as a leader amongst our food sorting volunteer shifts.  Since January 2017, she has donated more than 81 hours as a Team Leader volunteer at our distribution center.

Her enthusiasm, positive attitude and warmth helps us create […]

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FSD Research to Improve Nutrition Education

The Feeding San Diego nutrition team just wrapped up Phase 1 of a two-part grant in conjunction with Feeding America, University of California San Francisco, the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition, and the United States Center for Disease Control.

In Phase 1, we recruited two research assistants to help administer a […]

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School Partners Prepare for New Year

This past winter, the Feeding Kids team hosted an annual School Partner meeting, bringing together more than 40 school partners from throughout San Diego County.  These school partners host BackPack programs, School Pantries and Kids Community Pantries.  The meeting offered school partners the chance to network, learn about new program […]

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Nutrition Nugget & Recipe: Strawberries

Celebrate back-to-berry season by making this delightful Sweet and Tart Strawberry Salad. Black pepper and flavorful balsamic vinegar enhance the sweetness of fresh berries.  For an even more tart salad, use half of the recommended amount of sugar.

Sweet and Tart Strawberry Salad

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

1 1/2 pounds fresh strawberries, rinsed […]

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