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Emily Brown

Emily Brown

Emily Brown is the Founder and CEO of Food Equality Initiative, a nonprofit with a mission to improve health and end hunger in individuals who must eliminate common foods from their diet to maintain health. Emily believes in the power of patients and works to eliminate health disparities with patient-led approaches.

Recent Posts by Emily Brown:

Innovation in the Midst of Crisis

A Case Study for Adaptation in a Pandemic

On Friday, March 13th I received the first of what would become many urgent requests for services from a recently unemployed community member. The concern of community spread of the Coronavirus was mounting and rapidly upending our community. Within 24 hours, I made the weighty decision to suspend all in-person pantry services, and with direct-to-client delivery, implemented innovation, dignity, and economic stimulus to the emergency food distribution system. 

Topics: community-based organizations food insecurity COVID-19