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Enabling Operational Health through Capacity Building Support

Strengthen Organizations
Capacity Building
Organization: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Comida de Vida
Grant: $10,000
Grant Year: 2022
County: Dutchess
State: NY

General operating support will strengthen the organization's ability to transition day-to-day operations of its pantry from its Executive Director to its full-time Pantry Manager, enabling the Executive Director to focus on donor development, fundraising, and grant research and writing.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church operates Comida de Vida/Food of Life Pantry, the pantry’s mission is to provide fresh, nutritious food weekly, including vegetables grown in the on-site ‘Giving Garden’. In 2022, over 14,000 people were served by Comida de Vida.