Jennifer Caraway | Episode 151
Jennifer Caraway is a chef, co-author of “More Than a Meal,” and “Chopped” champion. But her most important work is The Joy Bus Charity. This non-profit was inspired by Jennifer’s dear friend Joy, who had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Jennifer would make her foodie treats to help her feel better, and that inspired Jennifer to try to help others that perhaps did not have the same support system. Together with farmers, chefs, volunteers, and local businesses, they prepare and deliver free meals to homebound individuals. The Joy Bus Diner was opened to fund the mission, but it also created a community. A current campaign is hoping to raise funds to help serve more patients, with an ultimate goal of 2500 home visits per week. The new location will also include a culinary program and a teaching kitchen. Jennifer is more than an inspiration, she is the living embodiment of hard work, perseverance, and a big heart.