AmeriCorps VISTA Tag

New Harvest VISTA Summer Associate: Welcome Avery!

08.08.2023 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Avery is an Americorps Harvest VISTA Summer Associate member working for a Seattle non-profit called City Fruit. This ten-week summer program entails harvesting, cleaning, packing, and distributing fruit from residential and public fruit trees. Then, Avery helps distribute this fruit either to food banks and…

Ethan Cory

New Team Member: Ethan Cory!

27.03.2023 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA

Ethan Cory is an AmeriCorps member serving at City Fruit as the Fundraising & Development Specialist VISTA in Seattle, Washington. Their project is focused on the development of a fundraising plan, aimed toward individual donors and City Fruit members; foundations, corporations, and government sources; and…

Meet Aleina!

14.07.2022 in Harvest Blog, Harvest Summer Associate, Thurston County Food Bank

Aleina is an Americorps VISTA member, serving as a Harvest Summer Associate in the Gleaning Program at the Thurston County Food Bank (TCFB) in Olympia Washington. The Gleaning program connects with local growers to pick up their excess produce and distribute it to the many…

Welcome, Marie-Yvonne!

08.12.2021 in Harvest Against Hunger, Harvest Blog, Harvest VISTA

Marie-Yvonne is a VISTA Leader for the Harvest VISTA Program, which works in tandem with Harvest Against Hunger. The Harvest VISTA Program recruits and places Americorps VISTA members at local hunger relief agencies across the country. These members provide and create opportunities for produce collection,…

A Summer in the Life: Another VISTA Perspective

02.09.2021 in Kitsap Harvest

Kyleigh Humes served as a Summer Associate VISTA at Kitsap Harvest in Bremerton, Washington. She helped further Kitsap’s mission to connect “abundance to need by reducing food waste, nurturing community, and providing equitable access to fresh, locally grown food.” Below, Kyleigh reflects on her summer,…

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