Kim Calichio, The Connected Chef

CNN Heroes 2022
Kim Calichio, a former New York City chef, saw her fellow restaurant workers lose their jobs and struggle at the start of the pandemic. So, as the world started to shut down in March of 2020, Calichio founded The Connected Chef, a nonprofit that delivers fresh, healthy groceries to people in need across Queens, NY. The organization grew quickly and now delivers free groceries weekly to 550 households.

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Kim Calichio
Astoria, NY
Connected Chef Foundation Inc
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