Val lives in Cleveland, New Mexico. When evacuations began, he stayed behind with the volunteer fire department to help protect his hometown. When the WCK team brought the crew freshly prepared meals, they had not had any hot food in days.
Chef Jackie is the Culinary Program Director with YouthWorks, a local orgnaization offering a continuum of services for at-risk and disadvataged youth that partnered with us to cook hot meal for neighbors in need. Chef Jackie graduated from the program herself. Serving as our Chef Lead, she guided our response helping us provide comforting and local dishes.
Born and raised in New Mexico, Randy is the Assistant Director for Workforce Innovation Programming at YouthWorks. As part of our Relief Team, Randy served as our Lead Driver and Driver Coordinator working with a team to distribute meals with smiles and love. His favorite part of the role was witnessing first hand the impact that YouthWorks and WCK had on his community.