Griffin Kapelus in United States
Griffin Kapelus was born and raised in New York City and is currently a student enrolled at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT. Griffin was raised to recognize the importance of volunteerism and community service, and as a young adult he has incorporated those values into his life. During the global health crisis, Griffin was a volunteer at West Side Campaign Against Hunger, not for profit organization in New York City that works to alleviate hunger by ensuring that all New Yorkers have access with dignity to a choice of healthy food and supportive services. In the Summer of 2021, Griffin Kapelus was a volunteer at Feeding Chittenden, a not for profit organization created to fight hunger and food insecurity faced by households throughout Chittenden County. Today, Feeding Chittenden serves more than 12,000 people annually through a variety of programs.