Phone: 718.773.3551 | Fax: 347.420.9736

Dr. Melony Samuels
Executive Director and Founder


  • Mike Woolley, Board Chair
  • Josh Cohen, Board Trustee
    Restaurateur & Owner, Lilia, Chez Ma Tante, Extra Fancy
  • Belynda Gardner, Board Trustee
    Director, Media Strategy and Business Development, The Skimm
  • Nikolay Grishakov, Board Trustee
    Founder and CEO, Digital Logistics, Inc.
  • Joshua Lukeman, Board Trustee
    Managing Director, Credit Suisse
  • David Mair, Board Trustee
    Lawyer, Kaiser, Saurborn & Mair, P.C
  • Annie Mohan, Board Trustee
    Manager of Pro Bono, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • Earl Phillips, Board Trustee
    Transport Workers Union of Greater NY, Local 100, Secreatary - Treasurer
  • Lisa Preudhomme, Board Trustee
    Senior Consultant, Westerhall Solutions
  • Richard Roberts, Board Trustee
    Red Stone Equity Partners, Partner
  • Josh Witz, Board Trustee
    Principal, J3 Real Estate Advisors



  • Constance Finlayson, Accounting Director
  • Loreen Weekes, Accounting
  • Abegale Colter, Administrative Assistant
  • Stephanie Josephs, HR / Government Grants
  • David Pedley, IT and Program Support

Development & Communications

  • Racquel Grant, Development & Communications Director
  • Christine Rock, Marketing and Communications Associate

Programs & Services

  • Tamara Dawson, Director of Programs
  • Janel Rhymer, Program Operations Manager
  • Janette Major, Food Distribution Coordinator
  • Samuel Pinn II, Program Resource Specialist
  • Daniel Wright, Benefits Specialist
  • Camille Torres, Programs Assistant
  • Marie JeanBaptiste, Program Assistant
  • Howard Brown, Program Assistant
  • Tracey Reid, Senior Chef
  • Wanetta Bristol, Volunteer Coordinator
    & Program Support
  • Greshawna Toussaint, Volunteer
    & Community Liaison
  • Beverly Williams, Boutique Attendant

Mobile Market & Urban Farms

  • Aliyah McIntosh, Mobile Market Coordinator
  • Jenae Joseph, Agricultural Production Manager
  • Schadrac Laventure, Green Teens Coordinator