Chris & Elaine Whitney
Six years ago husband and wife team Chris and Elaine Whitney created One Generation Away, a nonprofit organization that grew from their dream that we can eliminate poverty in our lifetime. OGA provides emergency food service to those in need via mobile pantries, as well as through partnerships with hospitals, social workers, schools, law enforcement, churches, civic groups, and many others who want to wipe hunger off the face of America. While they are based in Williamson county and focus their efforts primarily in Middle Tennessee, OGA also feeds families across the country.
“It’s shocking to me how many families in our community go to bed hungry every night,” said Waltrip. “We are proud to support One Generation Away and their efforts with our Drive Away Hunger Challenge and with this Hometown Heroes award.”