Give Goods: Food Donation and Recovery

Jenique Jones

Senior Director, Program Operations, City Harvest

Jenique Jones is City Harvest’s Senior Director of Program Operations, and she oversees the organization’s food distribution programs.  Her team ensures tens of millions of pounds are delivered to hundreds of soup kitchens, food pantries, and community food programs across New York City’s five boroughs annually.  Jenique joined City Harvest in 2009 as a Senior Manager overseeing programs in Queens and managing a program helping emergency food partners improve and sustain their operations.  In her current role, Jenique focuses on increasing efficiencies and supporting her staff in meeting City Harvest’s goal to deliver more food to meet the need across the city. A native New Yorker, Jenique is passionate about empowering her neighbors to make positive change for themselves, their families, and their communities. She has had a long career in the public sector working for both the New York State Senate and the NYC Department of Education prior to joining City Harvest.