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daretocareDare to Care Partner
Dare to Care Food Bank reaches individuals facing hunger through a network of dedicated partner agencies that are committed to ending hunger in Kentuckiana. Dare to Care is proud to have such a partnership with Southeast Associated Ministries (SEAM). Dare to Care donates food from its inventory to SEAM. In turn, SEAM is on the front line, directly providing food assistance to community members in need. Dare to Care is grateful for the work SEAM does in our community each day, and for its commitment to achieving our shared vision of a hunger-free Kentuckiana. –Laura Frankrone, Partner Development

Vanessa F. Hurst, Intent & Action Workshop

As a community builder, Vanessa consults with organizationslogo lower new to strengthen their compassion cultures.  She collaborates with organizations to deepen connections with current constituents and welcome new community members.  Vanessa is the author of Engaging Compassion Through Intent and Action.
Her connection to SEAM: Vanessa facilitated a 2-part workshop, “Listening with Intent, Responding with Compassion.”  The board and staff members eagerly practiced compassionate communication and have continued to use the tools learned.