Jaqueline Hess is a Development Associate at People Assisting The Homeless (PATH) working to end homelessness in San Diego. She oversees PATH’s kitchen and food service program, volunteer department, community engagement, and donations.
As a San Diego City College student, Jaqueline began volunteering at Feeding San Diego (FSD). During this time, she witnessed the impact she could have on both individuals and the community. She transferred to San Diego State University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Following graduation, she served one year of national service as an AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service To America (VISTA) at Feeding San Diego where she worked to increase access to healthy food for low-income San Diego communities and expanded FSD's internship and outreach programs. Through these opportunities and experiences, she found her passion for community service and social justice.
Jaqueline was born and raised in Upstate New York and moved to San Diego in 2008. She currently resides in North Park and is committed to making a difference in her community by continuing to work on issues related to hunger, housing, and poverty. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, trying new foods, and road trips.