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Empowering Lives with Angie Kelley: Addressing Food Insecurity and Chronic Illness in Baltimore S5E51

Empowering Lives with Angie Kelley: Addressing Food Insecurity and Chronic Illness in Baltimore

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Meet Angie Kelley, a dedicated Baltimore city resident for over 16 years and the Community Engagement Manager of Moveable Feast, a renowned non-profit organization in Baltimore. With six years of experience at Moveable Feast, Angie's journey began as a volunteer before becoming a valued employee. Her passion lies in fundraising and providing support to individuals facing the challenges of food insecurity and chronic illness. As an advocate for vulnerable communities, Angie plays a vital role in making a positive impact on the lives of those in need.

About Moveable Feast:

Home delivers medically tailored meals at no cost to Marylanders living at the intersection of critical illness and food insecurity. Our goal is to Feed People, Fight Disease, & Foster Hope by removing barriers to food access, provide nutritional education, and make sure our clients always feel supported. We started in 1989 to directly address the AIDS crisis, and 32 years later are still here and have expanded to serve cancer, diabetes, heart/liver/renal/lung disease, and those living in hospice.

For today's topic:

  • Discover how Movable Feast addresses the complex needs of individuals facing food insecurity and chronic illness by providing medically tailored meals.
  • Delve into the significance of emotional accessibility and trauma-informed care in effectively supporting and assisting Movable Feast's clients through their challenges.
  • Explore the indispensable role of volunteers, contributing to Movable Feast's mission by actively engaging in meal preparation and delivery, creating a positive impact in the community.
  • Learn about the Ride for the Feast fundraiser, a remarkable opportunity to support Movable Feast's programs and services, making a difference in the lives of those they serve.

Angie shares her journey of getting involved with the organization and the impact they have on the community. Movable Feast provides medically tailored meals to individuals living with food insecurity and chronic illness. Angie discusses the significance of their work in Baltimore, particularly in addressing the HIV crisis and the challenges faced by their clients. She emphasizes the importance of emotional accessibility and trauma-informed care in their services. Angie also highlights the need for volunteers and donations to support Movable Feast's mission.


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The Truth In This Art is an interview series featuring artists, entrepreneurs and tastemakers in & around Baltimore.
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Angie Kelley
The Community Engagement Manager of Moveable Feast, a renowned non-profit organization in Baltimore.

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