Who We Are
Issabella Jane Patel
Chief Marketing Officer
I see people on the street who are starving and extremely skinny and I think it's not right. I can help them and I can especially help any kids out there who are hungry? I'm in year 7 and I'm the oldest in the family (by two minutes!) I'm astonishingly grateful that I'm not starving and not on the streets like some people. I also love being silly and laughing loudly! My new passion is Kickboxing!
Amelia Jane Patel
Chief Operations Officer
If I don't eat, I don't feel the best. I don't think anyone should have to be hungry. If I can help people, maybe they won't feel bad any more. I'm in year 5 and my passion is diving. I also adore my dog Duncan.
Kaeden James Patel
Chief Events Officer
I am trying my best to eat healthy. I want others to be able to eat good food too. I'm the little brother of my #3 older sisters! My sisters try to keep up with me but I'm too fast! I'm in year 3 and I love to play Rugby
Mackenzie Jane Patel
Chief Executive Officer
Give A Free Lunch is something I really want to do. I don't understand why some people don't get to eat. It's not fair that lots of people in this world don't get to eat. sometimes I get hungry and I don't want other people to feel like that.
I love swimming and I'm in year 7.
Parker Jessop Voynovich
Captain Of Canada
Parker is one of the newest members of Give A Free Lunch. Parker is an avid dancer (ballet, modern & jazz), loves reading and writing stories, enjoys crafts, volleyball, and hanging with her rescue pup Ollie. Parker is 10 years old and is in 5th grade.
Go to the Canada section to see what she is doing!
Marlene Sophie Harder
Captain Of Germany
Marlene like's to help people who are homeless and don’t have enough to eat. I think it is not okay that so many people are poor and have no place to stay, while others have a lot of money and can eat whenever and whatever they want. I know how it feels to be hungry. But there is always something to eat for me. For others, this is not the case. So I help to raise money for a warm lunch for them! I am in 7th grade and I love to play handball and to sing.
Go to the Germany section to see what she is doing!
We will present in person to The United Nations our solution to solve world hunger.
Imagine yourself in a starving children shoes. You wouldn't be healthy or happy. So this year (2019) help us achieve our goal of donating $8224 to kids around the world. So far we have raised $6110 2017-2018 through activities and events in our local community. Now in 2019 we are starting in London!
We will work closely with non-profits and communities all over the world with a goal to serving one billion lunches in our lifetime. Wish us luck!
There is a problem in the world, we are determined to empower, inspire and motivate children to help us in our journey to solve world hunger.
Don't be afraid to standout
Make sure you look at all your options
Show your inner weirdness
Always make the right decision to help the team
Organizations we've fundraised for!
The Hunger Project UK
The Hunger Project is a global, non-profit, strategic organisation committed to the sustainable end of world hunger.
"Give a Free Lunch is such an inspiration"
- Sophie Noonan
Imperial Health Charity
Queen Charlotte's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Providing care for extremely pre-term babies (less than 27 weeks’ gestation) and more mature babies at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital.
We’re so thrilled that the girls have chosen to support the hospital – and the whole charity has been blown away by their generosity.
- Jack Dixon | Head of Communications
Henry Hudson Hot Lunch Program
Provides Nutritious Lunches for Kids
"Thank you so much for organizing such successful events, and donating money to the Hot Lunch subsidy. It is greatly appreciated by me and the whole Henry Hudson Community. PAC received a cheque for $450.00 dollars. Thanks for all of your hard work. You should be really proud of yourselves:)
- Marina Bensons | Hot Lunch Director
Kid Safe Project Society
KidSafe provides 450 vulnerable children and youth with the safety, nutrition, and educational programming they need and deserve during school breaks
"I wanted to thank you for your generous donation in support of healthy meals at KidSafe! Please know how appreciated it is and how powerful your contribution is in the lives of the kids we serve!"
- Rob Parry | Executive Director
Kids Against Hunger Canada
To engage Canadians, especially youth, in helping to feed starving children in Canada and around the world.
"It is with sincere gratitude that we receive your generous donation. Thank you so much!"
- Carl Nabein | Executive Director
Richmond Food Bank
A caring community sharing with neighbours in need.
"Thank you for your recent donation to the Richmond Food Bank Society. Your ongoing support allows us to provide reliable, nutritious grocery assistance to our neighbours in need throughout the year."
- Hajira Hussain | Executive Director
Mission: To enable every underprivileged child get access to equal opportunity of holistic education leading to enrichment
"Thank you for being our food sponsor for our 2017 Sports Day!."
- Mom Banjeree | Director
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