Board of Directors

Besides being, a cofounder and Director of Community Solidarity, Inc., Vincent Cocca is the energy behind community and it's growth. Dedicating himself to helping others Vincent, aka Vinnie, has helped to form our Farmingville Food Share, our distribution system and our massive team of volunteers. Vinnie's leadership has been paramount to our disaster relief efforts for Hurricanes Irene and Sandy, our annual Thanksgiving bonanzas, our community gardening projects and likely a hundred other projects over the past 7 years.

Rose Zacchi is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Solidarity, Inc. and one of the organizations hardest working volunteers. When she's not working 40 hours a week helping disabled adults improve their lives, she's volunteering nearly 40 hours a week organizing teams of volunteers collecting food donations, building relationships in the communities we operate in, and helping those who's voices are having a hard time being heard.

Jon Stepanian is the President & CEO of Community Solidarity, Inc. the largest vegetarian hunger relief program in the United States. Sharing vegetarian groceries, hot vegan meals and clothing with tens of thousands each month is only part of Jon's job description. The other part is creating longterm solutions to end poverty; namely by developing community inter-dependance, promoting a balanced nutritious diet and fighting for social justice.