From playing the violin to creating new cheesecake recipes, Ro Townsend has been donned a Jane-of-all-trades by those who she serves. Her varied background in arts, ministry and a myriad of other hobbies and gifts allows her to see the world through a colorful lens. Her passion lies in bringing people together and finding ways for people to identify value in each other. Ro is the visionary and CEO of GRoE, Inc., a nonprofit that aims to help eliminate food insecurity amongst children in Indianapolis. She and her husband, Earl, operate this business together and are also community organizers. Ro recently completed her first book that will be available for purchase in March 2017 entitled, Put Some Shoes On. In addition to working on her second book, she does freelance writing for a variety of organizations.