RELEASE: Share Our Strength Welcomes New No Kid Hungry Maryland Director

July 27, 2020

Contact: Johanna Elsemore at 202.478.6554 or jelsemore@strength.org

WASHINGTON, DC – Share Our Strength is excited to welcome Ayesha Holmes as the new No Kid Hungry Maryland Director. Holmes will lead the No Kid Hungry campaign at the state and local level in Maryland, which is focused on ending childhood hunger in the state through increased access to the federal nutrition programs.

“Ayesha has extensive experience building strong partnerships with community organizations and government agencies to meet the needs of Marylanders,” says No Kid Hungry Director Jillien Meier. “In this time of unprecedented economic hardship and uncertainty for many families, we are thrilled to have Ayesha on board to lead this important work in Maryland.”

Prior to joining Share Our Strength, Holmes served as the Executive Director for Grassroots Intervention Crisis Center, Inc. in Columbia, Maryland. She holds a BS from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and an MSEd. from Johns Hopkins University.

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About No Kid Hungry

No child should go hungry in America. But 1 in 7 kids will face hunger this year. No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger through effective programs that provide kids with the food they need. This is a problem we know how to solve. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of Share Our Strength, an organization working to end hunger and poverty. Join us at NoKidHungry.org