University of Alabama alum Chatham Morgan realized that food trucks are just for hipsters. A course on servant leadership planted an idea in him that addresses the lack of food, money, and transportation options for many needy people. So he bought a food truck and started American Lunch.
Source: American Lunch
This nonprofit is sponsored by two downtown Tuscaloosa restaurants, Chuck’s Fish and FIVE Bar, two restaurants in downtown Tuscaloosa, that prepares the soup, and Chatham delivers lunch around time. Check out this great profile on him and this great initiative.
Category: Class Act, Food Politics
With a flair for spontaneity, pizzazz, creative excellence and her own unique sense of aesthetic grace and perspective, we have our very dear friend, Belinda (or B, to some of us). Although an incredibly accomplished professional and career woman, B’s down-to-earth approach and demeanor transcends all scenarios, communities and people. She manifests, in her day-to-day, the essence of the word “Zomppa” as demonstrated by her extraordinary commitment to creating sustainable and positive change for us and future generations to come. She’s asked for a dog every year since she was five. Check out Belinda’s work on global education research and coaching: www.hummingbirdrcc.com or more about her portfolio www.belindachiu.com.