Our Amazing Volunteers

Our amazing, dedicated volunteers are what make Gemma's Angels the success it is today and in the future. 

Check them out below!

Jill Carpenter and her family

Jill Carpenter and her family

Congratulations to
Jill Carpenter
Schaefferstown, PA
Volunteer of the year - 2017

Volunteer Manager
HersheyPark Volunteer Program


All of our volunteers are unpaid!

Manager, Social Media
Melissa Fritchey

Administrative Assistant
Ruth Hansen

Manager, HersheyPark Volunteer Program
Jill Carpenter

Events & Activities Photographer
Eugene Pasquale

Grants & Donations
Jeremiah Jones - Judy DeBor - Kris Duryea
Erika Veiszlemlein - 

Database Management
Adrienne Mohn - Eleanor Leo - Ruth Hansen

VolunteerMatch Coordinator
Volunteer Needed!

Mobile Farmer's Market Vehicle Coordinator
James Goldman

Website Maintenance
Jason M. Macchioni - Matthew Macchioni


Fundraising Committee

Coming Soon!


Amanda Frankeny, RDN, LDN & Tina Hornberger, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Program Coordinators - Nutrition Education Project

Program Interns
Dani Baer - Paige Finkenbinder - Lindsay Yohn

Spanish Translators
Dalmar Acevedo
Alex Cruz

Program Coordinator - Truck Farm Trailer Project
Tina Hornberger, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Panera Bread Program Coordinator
Deb Spencer

Hershey Hunger Walk Coordinator
Sheryl Raught

Donate-a-Tomato Volunteers
Jim & Cheryl Goldman

Mobile Farmer's Market Drivers


Jeff Stoudt
Ruth Hansen
Mike Reid
Scott Mateer
Matthew Macchioni
Mike Macchioni
Jim Smith


Bob Shifflett
James Goldman
Mark Hiester
Michael Heagy
Stephanie House
Harold Spencer


Mobile Farmer's Market Attendants

Guida McGuire - Tracy Brown - Kristy Shirk
Gino Pasquale - Judy DeBor - Lynn Laymen


Guida McGuire
Mrs. Santa Claus - North Pole Hotline

Gabi Phillips - Lynn Peters
Homeless Women's Thanksgiving Meals Program

Lori Silar Zarefoss
Santa Bus Coordinator - Interfaith Family Shelter

Brenda Scott
Lourdeshouse Party Coordinator

Kelli Young
Evergreen House Party Coordinator

Cindy Myers Karlin & James Karlin 
Co-Chairs, Spirit of Gemma Annual Awards Breakfast

Volunteers helping load up at the Manheim Produce Auction. Over 1,000 pounds bought in one night!

Volunteers helping load up at the Manheim Produce Auction. Over 1,000 pounds bought in one night!