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President
Mickey Bakst of Charleston Grill

Mickey Bakst
Mickey Bakst is the General Manager of the Charleston Grill at the Charleston Place Hotel. Bakst came up with the idea for Feed the Need after learning that a budget crunch had forced Crisis Ministries to close its soup kitchen once a week. In November 2011 Bakst helped to launch Feed The Need in his hometown of Detroit, Michigan. He hopes to expand the initiative to other cities as well.





Vice President
John Zucker of Cru Cafe and Catering

 John Zucker

John Zucker is the owner of Cru Catering and Cru Café in Charleston South Carolina. He has been active in numerous charities including Spoletto USA, American Red Cross.







Secretary
Michelle Weaver of Charleston Grill

Michelle Weaver
Michelle Weaver is Executive Chef at Charleston Grill. She has been involved in numerous charitable efforts including Darkness to Light and The American Heart Association.







Treasurer
Steffanie Godsill of Crisis Ministries

Steffanie Godsill
Steffanie Godsill Doan currently serves as the Director of Development of Crisis Ministries in Charleston, SC. She is a current member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.