Join us in welcoming Nicki Ross to the Table to Table team! Nicki has dedicated her entire career to bettering the lives of those around her. An expert in nonprofit operations, development, and digital marketing strategy, Nicki knows how to build a brand and engage communities in a shared mission. Previously a senior strategist at Geonetric, Nicki worked with hospitals around the country to use digital marketing to help health consumers find care. Prior to Geonetric, she spent several years in leadership at nonprofits and public institutions. She served as development and communications manager at the Catherine McAuley Center, program director of the Boys and Girls Club and Women’s Center director at UW-Parkside.
“I’m so thrilled to get to be a part of the great work Table to Table has been doing for more than 20 years. Every year dedicated volunteers and staff keep more wholesome, edible food from going to waste and get it to those who need it most right here in our own community. Now, I get to be a part of that and I can’t wait to get started.”
Nicki holds bachelor’s degrees in organizational studies and gender studies from the University of Wisconsin – Parkside and is completing her master’s degree in public administration at Drake University. When she’s not finding new ways to reduce food insecurity at Table to Table, you can find Nicki volunteering to raise awareness for homelessness and literacy or teaching her parrot Larry a new phrase.
Want to know more? You can meet Nicki at one of several upcoming events or contact her directly by email or by phone (319) 337-3400.
The last week of September will be Food Rescue Awareness Week to highlight the work that you have allowed Table to Table to do through your support.
In the 20 years since we began, we have been able to keep over 15 million pounds of wholesome, nutritious food as a resource by collecting it from donors and distributing it to those in need through agencies providing services to the hungry, homeless and at-risk population of Johnson County.
Area restaurants will be providing information about Table to Table. Many will be donating a portion of their sales during this week. Please see the list below:
Augusta 630 Iowa Ave IC 10% of brunch sales 9/24/2016
Iowa River Power 501 1st Ave CV Table accepting Donations during brunch 9/25/2016
One Twenty-Six 126 E. Washington St 15% lunch and dinner sales 9/25/2016
Basta 121 Iowa Ave IC 10% dinner sales 9/26/2016
Reunion 516 E. 2nd St CV 10% sales lunch and dinner 9/27/2016
Mickey’s 11 S. Dubuque St IC 10% sales lunch and dinner 9/27/2016
Motley Cow 160 N. Linn St IC 50% of all wine sales 9/28/2016
Hudson’s South Side Tap 482 Hwy 1 W. IC 50% of cocktail sales 9/28/2016
Oasis 206 N Linn St IC % of sales 9/28/2016
El Banditos 327 Market St 10% sales lunch and dinner 9/29/2016
Shorts Burger and Shine 18 Clinton St IC 10% lunch and dinner food sales 9/29/2016
Devotay 117 N Linn St IC % of sales 10/2/2016
Rocky O’Brians 720 Pacha Pkwy # 8 North Liberty % of drink specials all week
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We will also be selling Table to Table tote bags at New Pioneer Co-ops, Bread Garden Market and Lucky’s Market.
Please enjoy these wonderful venues and know you are helping Iowa’s original food rescue organization at the same time.
Like us on Face Book to see daily reminders of the specials! www.facebook.com/Table2Table/
Our Annual Report for FY15 is now available. Please feel free to share it with your friends.
Here are Some Great Opportunities to Support Table to Table
You can enjoy an evening out and help T2T at the same time!
On July 29th, it’s Community night at Shorts Burgers East Side 521 Westbury Drive on the east side of Iowa City. They will donate 15% of their sales to T2T.
On the last Sunday of each month, Pho Zaika Vietnamese Restaurant 2020 8th Street in Coralville donates half of their of the day’s proceeds to support T2T.