Master’s Tea and Dwight Hall Coffeehouse with Founder of City Harvest, 09/04/14

Helen verDuin Palit pioneered the concept of harvesting good, leftover food from all components of the food industry, delivering this food directly to local social service agencies feeding those in need. In 1981, Helen founded City Harvest while managing Yale University’s Dwight Hall Soup Kitchen. Today, there are hundreds of Harvest programs around the world using Helen’s innovative model, including one run by the Yale Hunger & Homelessness Action Project in partnership with Yale dining. Former president George H. W. Bush named her the fourth of his “Thousand Points of Light” National Community Service Campagin. Helen will speak about social entrepreneurship at a Master’s Tea in Branford College, followed by a Coffeehouse in Dwight Hall.

Master’s Tea: on Thursday, September 4th – 4pm at Branford College in 80 High Streets

Coffeehouse: 5:30 at Dwight Hall