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A West Virginia native, Chuck moved to Anne Arundel County in 1988, where he has spent the last 31 years working for Anne Arundel County Public Schools. In addition to his profession, Chuck has spent his years volunteering for the betterment of his community. Among his volunteer activities, Chuck has coached for both the Buccaneers, where he also served as the organizations Athletic Director, and Pasadena Charger Youth Athletic Clubs. Along with serving as the President of the Caring Cupboard, he has served as the President of the People’s Community Health Center Foundation, as a Board Member on the Anne Arundel County Community Leadership Board of the YMCA, as Secretary of the Pasadena Football Club and as a Board Member of the Glen Burnie Civitan Club.

Chuck Yocum, President

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Having resided in Anne Arundel County for most of her life, Susan has developed a deep seeded passion for serving her community. 

 

As a practicing attorney, she has lent her skills to the development of numerous PTA Boards prior to being co-founder of the Caring Cupboard. Currently, she also serves her high school alma mater as President of the Northeast Music Boosters. 

Susan Coakley, Vice President

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Born and raised in Anne Arundel county, Jennifer is honored to serve as a Caring Cupboard Board member to support her community. Looking to find a service organization that she and her daughter could both volunteer and support, Jennifer heard about Caring Cupboard's mission and almost immediately began volunteering at events, taking donations, and encouraging others to get involved in such a worthy cause that makes a direct impact in our community. 

 

Jennifer is committed to service and making a difference in as many ways as possible. Along with Caring Cupboard, Jennifer supports a variety of charities and non-profit organizations and is also a member of Impact 100 Greater Chesapeake, an organization of women committed to improving their community by providing substantial grants to non-profit organizations in Anne Arundel County.

 

Jennifer Arnold,

Business Outreach Coordinator

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Position is currently vacant

VACANT,  Secretary

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Susan is a a lifetime Maryland resident who moved to our area from Western Maryland. As a school counselor she sees up close the needs of the families in our community. It is passion for her students and heartfelt desire to see them succeed without barriers, that leads her desire to serve on our Board and to help those in our county. Susan was recently recognized by the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce during their Educational Excellence Award Banquet, and one of Anne Arundel County's finest educators!

Susan Lewis,

Community Ambassador

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Karla Finch, 

Development Coordinator

Karla has resided in Anne Arundel County her entire life. Karla has spent years volunteering for her community on behalf of her two kids. She has been active in numerous sports leagues, including the Buccaneers Athletic Club and Pasadena Baseball, where she was instrumental in getting two new fields for the league. Karla's success in acquiring the fields, a grant from the county and her other amazing fundraising skills, earned her the distinct honor of having a baseball field named in her honor. 

Karla will be overseeing the Development functions of the Caring Cupboard. 

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Jaime has dedicated her entire adult life to giving back to her community. Between her youth league involvement, school activities and her role with the Caring Cupboard, her schedule is full. 

Yet,  Jaime finds time to care for her family and work fulltime for the family business. 

 

Jaime Yozsa, Development Specialist

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Kendall is a sixth grade student at Indian Creek School who is an environmentalist and passionate about helping others.  From her Science projects about human impact on sea life and oceans, to her fundraiser to raise money for the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian, she constantly strives to make the world a better place.  

 

She is a creative and artistic advocate who believes everyone can make a difference in their own small way.

Kendall Arnold, Student Board Member

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While most people dip their toes into volunteering in their community, Valerie jumped in with both feet. First, winning an award from Anne Arundel County Schools for having donated 500 hours of her time to her daughter’s school. She then turned to the needs of her community. Her ideas for making her home a better place to live, led to community members recruiting her to be President of her community association, where she instituted several policies to clean up her home and worked with governmental agencies to enforce regulations and codes, all of which worked for the betterment of her neighbors. Valerie was not done, as a daycare provider, she recognized the struggles of young mothers in obtaining the necessary items for their babies. The Green Haven Baby Pantry was born. So popular was this program, it spread to the entirety of Pasadena, then the state, as she helped baby pantries across Maryland. Valerie has a wonderful ability to make connections between organizations and to convey needs that inspire others to help.

Valerie Fox, Outreach Coordinator

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A lifelong resident of Anne Arundel County, Dawn has spent over 30 years volunteering within our school system and within her community. Most recently, in addition to her work with the Caring Cupboard, Dawn has assisted the Pasadena CPVID-19 Mask Team, making masks for front line workers across the state. Dawn has been the developer for several Caring Cupboard programs, including Project Bloom, the distribution of hygiene products in our schools to assist young ladies. 
 

Dawn Zebron, Volunteer Coordinator

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Born in El Salvador and immigrated to the Los Angeles CA at the age of 10. Volunteered at school to serve as a hall monitor and be part of the Admirals club. Joined the California Army National Guard at the age of 17 and served during the LA riots, floods earthquakes and fires. Joined the ARMY and deployed for several humanitarian missions. Volunteered with the scouts. Active member of the Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps. My wife initially heard about the Caring Cupboard and asked if I wanted to volunteer.  The few popups we participated in, made it clear that what was been done made a significant difference for the individuals and families being served. Since then, we have helped at the pantry collecting, sorting, dating and stocking shelves.  Collaborating with people devoted to help and serve others makes being part of this organization an honor and a privilege.  

“Be the light in this dark world”

Alexander Lopez-Padilla, Bilingual Facilitator

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A New Jersey native, Tammy originally moved to AA County in 1998 through a job relocation and spent 8 years prior to moving and relocating back in 2016.  Although Tammy has moved around the last 25 years with her sales and finance career in healthcare, Tammy calls Pasadena home where she currently resides with her husband, Barry. Tammy is a member of Lighthouse Church in Glen Burnie. Tammy has a passion for serving and making a difference in the community. When Tammy saw the mission of the Caring Cupboard, she knew it was a great opportunity to get involved and make a difference in the lives of those community members who need it most!

Tammy McDonald, Treasurer