Kate Marquez has been the Executive Director for over 14 years of The Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance (SAACA) is a Tucson, Arizona based nonprofit organization dedicated to the creation, preservation and advancement of the Arts. They promote a variety of cultural, culinary, arts and music events throughout the year encouraging artist and community collaborations.
We met LaRayia at the Powerful U conference in Los Angeles. And were inspired by her passion to provide healthy food, wellness and compassion to the homeless in Los Angels and now in New York. She is the Founder of ‘Lunch On Me’ and leads a team of five women. There are so many inspiring moments in this conversation. It was a privilege to sit down with LaRayia and have her share her story.
“Pup Package is a San Diego based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that donates basic essentials to foster and rescue dog groups to help reduce out of pocket expenses and increase rate of adoptions! Our mission is to donate 500 Signature Pup Packages this year as part of #Mission500. A $5 donation can provide a pup package to a rescue in need!”