Welcome Skylar Rippard: Introducing Target Hunger’s New Volunteer Manager!

We are thrilled to welcome Skylar Rippard to the Target Hunger team as our new Volunteer Manager! Skylar initially joined Target Hunger as an intern from University of Houston Downtown on the Client Services team. She graduated from UHD with a degree in Computer Science in December and we are delighted she joined us full-time in January to step into the role working with our volunteers. She brings passion and dedication to our mission of alleviating food insecurity and building a stronger community. As we embark on this exciting new chapter, we want to take a moment to introduce Skylar and give you the opportunity to get to know her better. We sat down with Skylar to ask a few “get to know me” questions, and we’re excited to share her answers with you.

Get to Know Skylar: Q&A

Q: Where do you most want to visit in the world?

A: Japan! I have a trip planned so I hope to visit it soon.

Q: What is your proudest accomplishment?

A: Completing my degree this past year.

Q: What is one thing you could not go a day without?

A: I couldn’t go a day without petting my dog. She’s the best!

Q: If you were a super-hero, what powers would you have?

A: Invisibility, I always thought it was underrated.

Q: What was the last book you read?

A: Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut. It was actually really great, I plan to read more of his books.

Q: What’s your favorite movie?

A: Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Q: What’s your favorite way to spend a day off?

A: Go for a bike ride, check out Barnes and Noble, and then end the day with a sweet treat.

Q: What’s your favorite ice cream topping?

A: Chocolate Syrup

Q: What’s on your bucket list?

A: Backpack around Europe.

Q: If you could win an Olympic medal for any sport, real or fake, what would it be?

A: Volleyball


Skylar (Center), with a volunteer and Alfred, a Target Hunger employee

Join Us in Welcoming Skylar!

We are incredibly excited to have Skylar on board as our new Volunteer Manager. Her passion, energy, and dedication to our mission will undoubtedly make a significant impact on our organization and the community we serve. Please join us in welcoming Skylar to the Target Hunger family and sign up to volunteer and meet her in person!

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