Ann Wiard is the Executive Director of the Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen and its sole employee. Ann came to Good Neighbors after spending a year working with AmeriCorps*Vista (Volunteers in Service to America) in the Washington, DC area. She recruited, trained, and supervised volunteers for A Wider Circle.
Ann grew up in a small town in central Ohio, graduated from Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, and was a catering manager for a Panera store in Columbus, Ohio, before joining AmeriCorps. Ann has received her MBA from Providence College with a concentration in Non-Profit Management.
She utilizes both her food service experience and her volunteer coordinating skills at Good Neighbors every day. Ann creates an open and caring environment for everyone who visits the soup kitchen and food pantry whether as a diner, seeking food assistance, or as a volunteer.
Mailing Address: 55 Turner Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island 02915
Donations will be accepted weekdays from 8am-2pm. Please use our entrance on Dorr Avenue.