Our Story

The Snacks in Sacks group began in an unexpected way - with 8 people gathered around a kitchen table one winter evening. Trisha Drake, Founder, was moved by the knowledge that not everyone has a warm home for shelter or a warm meal for sustenance. So, she decided to do something! 

Board of Directors

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President &
Executive Director

Sarah M. Lawrence

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Founder &
Board Member

Trisha Drake



Lori Sims



Miranda Edmister

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Board Member

LeCarole (Lee) Speer

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Board Member
Melissa Gaddie


Board Member
Mariann Lawrence

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Board Member
Angela Doyle

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Board Consultant
Wes Daniel

Volunteer Staff

Volunteers are the backbone of Snacks in Sacks. We are a 100% volunteer-run and managed organization.
Click through the gallery below to meet some of the members of our volunteer team.

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Director of Logistics

David Lawrence

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Director of Quality Control

Greg Drake


Website Manager

Kevin Edmister

Our partners

Serving in the streets
Snacks in Sacks works with outreach crews that serve individuals experiencing homelessness in Louisville, Kentucky. We partner with organizations that serve individuals living in camps and on the streets of our city, providing food, water, and other essential supplies.

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