Heart of the Matter: Fighting Hunger in PBC

Happening Jul 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM


A panel of local, state & national nonprofit and community leaders will discuss the PBC Hunger Relief plan; how United Way and our partners overcame challenges to build infrastructure that connects families with healthy food, especially at the peak of COVID-19; and share available hunger relief resources and initiatives in our community. Keynote speaker Commissioner Nikki Fried will share about her teamÕs role in the county-wide hunger relief plan and host a brief Q&A.

Our Executive Vice President of Community Investments, Dr. Seth Bernstein and our Vice President of Hunger Relief, Julie Kreafle will be co-moderating this conversation.

Meet Our Expert Panelists:

Ellen Vollinger
Legal/SNAP Director
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)

Kim Mowatt Johnson
Florida Impact to End Hunger

Nancy Bolton
Assistant County Administrator
Palm Beach County

Ruth Mageria
Executive Director
CROS Ministries

Keynote Speaker: Commissioner Nikki Fried
Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Co-moderator: Seth Bernstein, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President of Community Investments
United Way of Palm Beach County

Co-moderator: Julie Kreafle
Vice President of Hunger Relief
United Way of Palm Beach County


United Way of PBC is continuing its virtual community conversation series called Heart of the Matter. Each conversation will focus on a relevant, timely topic and engage an expert panel of local and regional nonprofit and community leaders who will speak to the current state of needs in our community like food insecurity, housing support, access to medical care, education, mentorship, and more. Hear from diverse perspectives on challenges, collaborations, and ways you can get involved.

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Jul 21, 2021 | 12:00 PM

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