Board of Directors Member Spotlight – Joni Navarro Sucato
Every day, rain or shine, Feed Our Babies USA volunteers and sponsors work hard behind the scenes to support our important mission. Our success is made possible by people like you who decide to not just care about a cause but to take action and support it.
Feed Our Babies has volunteers of all ages and they each bring something unique to the team. In our Member Spotlight series, we’re going to recognize and get to know these vital, everyday heroes.
Perhaps no one is more important to the success of Feed Our Babies as Joni Navarro Sucato. As Founder and CEO, Joni is responsible for the organization’s vision and she spearheads all activities and outreach. She’s really the driving force behind our success and the reason we’re able to serve thousands of families each year. Joni attended Arizona State University and FIDM, receiving her BA in business management. She is also a Director/Producer for the Screening Room Agency and a SAG actress.
10 Questions with Joni Navarro Sucato:
What do you like most about working with Feed Our Babies?
I love helping our school children and their families. Seeing their faces when we hand them a box of food is priceless.
What does Feed Our Babies’ mission mean to you?
When we put our food boxes together we use community resources to fill the boxes and implement sustainable, nutritious food for our families. FOB lives and breathes our mission every day.
What is your biggest achievement to date?
Personally and professionally, my biggest achievement to date is helping our school children and their families. It gives me such a warm heart to see how far a little kindness goes a long way.
Name something on your bucket list:
Visiting my Childhood Country (Peru), and taking my kids. Also taking a road trip around the USA.
If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as a mentor?
If you could swap places with someone for a day, who would it be?
What advice would you give to someone looking to volunteer or join a non-profit?
Just do it!. It only takes a little time of your life to make a difference in someone else’s life.
List your top three life highlights:
Actress, Mom, Contributor to Society
What book is at your bedside/podcast is queued up/show will you watch next from your DVR?
Riding a Roller Coaster
If you believe no child should go to school or bed hungry, please join us! There are many ways to make an immediate and positive impact on the lives of these precious children. Visit our website to learn more about how you can get involved. https://feedingstudentsusa.org/get-involved/
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