Meet the volunteers
Meet the women who are behind the expansion of My Daughter's Kitchen cooking classes, now operating in five schools in Philadelphia this fall:
* Kelly Herrenkohl Director, Vetri Foundation for Children
A shared goal of improving the nutrition of Philadelphia school children led to a partnership.
* Diane Fanelli
Lives in Philadelphia, a principal at SES Financial Advisors. "Cooking healthy meals on a budget is right up my alley."
* Barbara Krumbhaar
Lives in Oreland, works in employee benefit compliance. "Cooking is not just for professional cooks, and can be done at home."
Community Partnership School
* Adrian Seltzer
Lives in Wynnwood, a cooking teacher at Main Line School Night, and a former caterer. "I believe that cooking can save the world."
* Katherine Rapin
Student at Kalamazoo College, here interning at Vetri Foundation. "So much can be learned by cultivating an appreciation for healthy food."
* Sue Baelen
Lives in Cherry Hill, a retired office manager, is active in Mystic Bowie Cultural Center, which is building a library in Jamaica. "My mom and aunt were great cooks and taught me well."
* Lyn Stein
Lives in Cherry Hill, retired from career counseling, a home ec major in college. "I'm known for my baking. ... I'm excited to use my home ec training!"
St. Martin De Porres
* Christine Chmielewski
Lives in Doylestown, an optometrist, also volunteers providing eye care in Latin America. "My happiest memories are cooking with my family."
* Julie Smith
Christine's daughter, a student at St. Joe's. "Cooking is an art form, as well as an expression of tradition and culture."