Indiana Partnership for Hunger-Free Students

The Indiana Partnership for Hunger-Free Students strives to eliminate hunger by engaging and educating key stakeholders, maximizing and sharing community resources, and advocating for systems change at the local, state, and federal levels.

The coalition coordinates statewide efforts to ensure that no child goes hungry in the state of Indiana. It is a dedicated group of stakeholders including school nutrition professionals, parents, students, educators, administrators, community advocates, health systems, and University partners.

Regional Task Forces

Are you interested in connecting kids to meals in your school, district or community? Join your Regional Task Force.

Regional Task Forces are composed of on the ground partners and champions who work collaboratively to support schools interested in ensuring all kids start the day with the fuel they need to learn and grow through…

  • Identifying and sharing resources, including funding
  • Peer to peer learning
  • Collaborative planning

Task Force Members

Advisory Council

  • Sara Gasiorowski, SNS, School Nutrition Director at MSD Wayne Township
  • Vickie Coffey, Director of Nutrition Services and Healthy Schools at Richland Bean-Blossom Community Schools
  • Kathleen Prechtel, RD, School Nutrition Director at St. Rose of Lima Catholic School and St. Lawrence Schools
  • Two FCCLA Memebers
  • Trudie Wolfe – Beech Grove City Schools

No Kid Hungry Indiana Manager

Tarrah Westercamp is the current Indiana Manager for No Kid Hungry. Tarrah has worked in school nutrition for over 7 years. Her experience is gleaned from working at the state and local level as a school district dietitian for various sized school districts. Tarrah holds a Master’s Degree in Food and Nutrition from Ball State University. Tarrah is also involved in the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics’s Dietetic Practice Group, School Nutrition Services, as the Membership Chair for 3 years. She is also part of the national Membership Committee for SNA. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, being outside, and drinking coffee. Tarrah can be reached at twestercamp@strength.org.