Bread for Life is a non-profit organization that brings together leaders in the local hospitality industry as instructors, along with an experienced educator to direct the overall program, a dedicated crew of volunteers, and students who have the desire to embark on a career path that will lift them and their families out of poverty. This recipe for success combines a classroom curriculum plus hands-on paid work training to prepare graduates for a viable, sustainable career.
Bread for Life provides hands-on training, instruction by industry professionals, and community support for men and women with the will to improve their lives and the desire to begin successful careers in the hospitality industry.
The joy of serving others fosters a rich and fulfilling life. BFL, Inc. seeks to develop a model that cultivates the joy of service and transforms lives through mentoring, training, and support from industry.
Love of Honor
The Bread for Life curriculum is a composite of hands-on training in kitchen prep, banquet service, event set-up and housekeeping and practical classroom instruction by local industry partners.
Board of Directors
The Classic Center
Nina Lamson, Ph.D.
Distance Ed. &
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of North Georgia
Father Anthony Salzman
St. Philothea Orthodox Church
Smart Accounting Solutions
Institute for Nonprofit Organizations (INPO)
UGA School of Social Work
Mary Ellen Wimberly
Previous Bread for Life Executive Director
Director of Sales
Courtyard by Marriott
Junie Hewell, MSW
Athens Council on Aging (ret.)
Levy Convention Centers
Bread for Life 300 North Thomas Street
Athens, GA 30601 706-201-4640 email@example.com