Happy New Year everyone! I hope you enjoy this powerful message from Lisa Scarpinato who is the CEO of Kitchen on the Street. We hope you enjoy the first episode of 2022.
Lisa Scarpinato is the Chief Executive Office and co-founder of Kitchen on the Street, a nonprofit organization that provides weekend nutrition to food insecure children so they can achieve academic success. Lisa is a 2007 POINTS OF LIGHT AWARD recipient in recognition of her community service and involvement in co-founding Kitchen on the Street. In 2010, she received the Women Doing Good Award presented by Self Magazine and L’Oréal and appeared on the Today Show. In 2019 she was awarded the Leader with Distinction Award by ONE (Organization of Nonprofit Executives) and was an Athena Finalist that same year. Lisa has a BA in Human Resource Management, has earned a designation in Grant Development & Proposal Writing as well as Fundraising & Sustainable Financial Management from ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit. In 2020 she attained Trainer status from the Arizona Adverse Childhood Experiences Consortium on the topic of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). She is a member of the President’s Circle, an Advisory Committee at Paradise Valley Community College, is a Valley Leadership Class 34 graduate, a certified forklift operator and a CANCER SURVIVOR!