Founder and CEO, Where Love Grows Inc.
Vicki Anzalone is the Founder and CEO of Where Love Grows, Inc., a local non-profit that is fighting childhood hunger and food insecurity. Vicki had a thriving insurance career for over 25 years in New York and New Jersey before moving to Tampa in 2007. December 2012, she founded Where Love Grows. The number of children served by Where Love Grows speaks to its success. Vicki and Where Love Grows have been recognized on many occasions: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Florida Area Council 2013 C.A.R.E. Award; the prestigious Lightning Community Hero Award, February 2015; and Ad 2 Tampa’s Community Service Project, 2016-2017. Most recently, May 2017, Vicki was nominated for the Hillsborough County School District Community and Family Engagement Award and was recognized as a Bay News 9 Hometown Hero. She has also been named a top 40 Finalist for the L’Oréal Paris Women Of Worth award. Vicki says her purpose chose her, and she welcomes the challenge. Promoting and supporting children and families, with a focus on childhood hunger, is not only what she does, but who she is.