Leslie Jacobs

Food Recovery Coordinator
Brief info

Leslie started working with Northern Virginia Food Rescue in July 2022. They grew up in Manassas VA, graduated from Osbourn High School in 2016 and attended college at Christopher Newport University, where they received a bachelor's degree in communications and political science minor. During their undergrad, Leslie completed an internship mapping the relationship between race, hunger, and accessibility in Hampton Roads. Heading into their new position, Leslie will help manage volunteers as they travel through the food rescue app from donor pick up to donation drop off. They are motivated by helping others, aiming to open doors for nutritional and affordable food access in Fairfax County.