Mendy Godman, Sue Hawes, and Kim Aprill oral history interview, 2019 March 27
Mendy Godman, Sue Hawes, and Kim Aprill began the Charlotte, North Carolina, chapter of Food Connection in September 2018. In this interview, they describe how they met, the mission of Food Connection, how it functions, and the larger food distribution network in Charlotte. They detail how Food Connection partners with larger institutions such as The Bulb, Town Brewing, and Catawba Heights Baptist Church, who donate food to them on a weekly basis. Food Connection then distributes the food to those in need.. By rescuing leftover food, Food Connection reduces food waste in addition to fighting hunger. Other topics discussed during the interview include food sanitation practices, donor and recipient eligibility criteria, and the Good Samaritan Law.