Imagine: No hunger in Vegas
June 2, 2009
By: Brendan Buhler
Three Square co-founder is committed to that goal. She’s working tirelessly to make it happen
Julie Murray has in two years helped launch a centralized food bank for the Las Vegas Valley, taken it from her living room into a large warehouse and, in the middle of the fiercest recession in a generation, raised nearly $18 million to expand the food bank. She’s testified before congressional committees on hunger problems and what the collapse of the housing market has meant for families.
Murray says the words that guide her are patience, persistence and passion. Those words were written above the curtains in her grandparents’ home, where she saw them every day in the summer.Read more here.