Category: Stories of Impact

In Englewood, new partnership helps families experiencing homelessness 

The new partnership between Primo Center and Nourishing Hope, which began in September, is part of the Pantry’s growing online market program. It’s one example of how the Pantry is trying to serve more people in need who might not be able to — or who might not want to — access a traditional food pantry.

“We’re trying to meet people where they’re at, with as much choice and dignity as possible,” said Jennie Hull, the Pantry’s chief program officer.

Q&A: Chief ‘problem solver’ reflects upon retirement

Throughout the pandemic, Nourishing Hope has been fortunate to have Bill Thomas making many tough decisions on the fly. This Friday, Thomas, 65, is retiring after an impressive career spanning more than four decades in the food industry and nonprofit sector, including a 10-year run at Feeding America.

In the Q&A interview, Thomas reflects on his career, a changing food industry and his time at Nourishing Hope during the pandemic.