Katie Stagliano – Katie’s Krops @katieskrops
Since the age of 9, Katie Stagliano has been working to grow an end to hunger. Now a recent college graduate (B.A. in Communication, cum laude, College of Charleston), Katie runs Katie’s Krops, a national nonprofit based in Summerville, SC with 100 gardens run by youth ages 9 to 16 in 30 states. 100% of the harvest from these gardens is donated to people in need in the local community through soup kitchens, food banks, community centers, cancer centers, and directly to families. Since March 2020, her organization has provided over 9,000 free hot meals to people in need through weekly dinners prepared and hosted by youth in the Summerville community.
Katie is the recipient of numerous community awards and was recently named a 2020 National Geographic Young Explorer, an honor she shares with just 25 other young adults from around the world. We are proud to support Katie’s Krops with plants from our Proven Harvest line of vegetables, fruits, and herbs. You, too, can get involved by shopping the organization’s Amazon Wish List or donating supplies for Katie’s Krops gardens. Find the list here.