Meet RJ Fisher, Board Member

By David Chevalier October 6, 2022 1:46 pm

Meet RJ Fisher! RJ officially joined SHFB’s advisory board in January 2020, but formerly worked in the finance department at Community Action Lehigh Valley for six years and as CFO for four years. Currently, he is the Vice President of Finance at CyroConcepts. With finance being his expertise, RJ works hard to make the most out of contributions and advocate for those in need. Learn more about RJ in the Q&A below: Read more

Meet Lisa Higgins, Board Chair

By David Chevalier September 8, 2022 2:40 pm

  How long have you been on the advisory board for Second Harvest?  Since Spring of 2018.  What do you do in your professional life?   After graduating from Michigan State University with a B.S. in Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications, I began my career as an agricultural journalist writing for regional and national farm magazines. A series of changes led to my work as an administrator in profe Read more

Meet, Vanessa | SNAP Outreach Coordinator

By David Chevalier July 27, 2022 4:08 pm

Vanessa has been working as the SNAP Outreach Coordinator for five months now. She loves helping individuals and families in need, taking pride in the fact that her community benefits from her work. Vanessa is a mom of three, so her days are filled with fun outside of her work at Second Harvest. Check out our full Q & A with Vanessa! How long have you been working for Second Harvest?  I have been working for Read more

Meet, Allison | Associate Executive Director

By David Chevalier March 14, 2022 1:03 pm

Allison Czapp joined Second Harvest as our new Associate Executive Director in March, 2022. Previously, she was in grant-writing at our parent organization, Community Action Lehigh Valley, and was Director of Buy Fresh Buy Local – Greater Lehigh Valley. The organization worked with farmers, farmers markets, and other producers to promote and build the local food economy. During her time there, she launched programs like Read more

Welcome, Katy! | The Seed Farm

By David Chevalier February 16, 2022 3:11 pm

Meet Katy Hunter - the new program administrator at The Seed Farm. She comes to us with an extensive agricultural background, including working for a CSA. Check out this Q & A with Katy!   How long have you been working for The Seed Farm? I joined Farmer Brad and Farmer Neil on The Seed Farm team in February. The first seeds of the season have been started, so now we get to hold our meetings in the war Read more

Welcome, Matt! | PA Senior Food Box Program Coordinator

By David Chevalier November 3, 2021 4:32 pm

Welcome to Matt Horvath, our newest PA Senior Food Box Program Coordinator! Get to know Matt and what he did prior to joining Second Harvest. Check out our full Q & A with him!   How long have you been working for Second Harvest?  I began shortly after the 4th of July this year, almost 5 months! What were you doing before working for Second Harvest?  Prior to Second Harvest, I was the Assistant D Read more

The Seed Farm: Meet Board Member, Louis Cinquino!

By David Chevalier October 19, 2021 7:08 pm

The Seed Farm | Meet our Advisory Board! In the Spotlight: Louis Cinquino Check out our Q&A with Seed Farm Advisory Board member, Louis Cinquino! Meet our Advisory Board When did you originally join the board? I've been a member of the Seed Farm board since 2013, then joined Community Action when our organizations merged in 2019. Why did you choose to become a board member? I've had a strong intere Read more

Meet Nicole Folino, Agency Relations Coordinator

By David Chevalier October 7, 2021 7:55 pm

Staff Spotlight Interview with Nicole Folino By: Joey Marcacci, Summer Marketing & Development Intern Nicole Folino, Agency Relations Coordinator, joined Second Harvest this past May. However, Nicole is no stranger to Community Action Lehigh Valley - she’s worked in various programs ranging from volunteer driven tax preparation to small business assistance. Early in the pandemic, Nicole regularly volu Read more

Seed Farm Spotlight: Michelle Wagner

By David Chevalier September 15, 2021 4:31 pm

Seed Farm Spotlight  Interview with Michelle Wagner  By: Joey Marcacci, Summer 2021 Development Intern Check out our Q&A with the founder of Rise & Root Farm, Michelle Wagner!    When did you start with the Seed Farm?  I started in the summer of 2020 as one of the CSA workshare volunteers. I helped harvest and prep the CSA bags for the CSA program. When I was a volunteer last year, I l Read more

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