In her free time, Caitlin Thibault enjoys volunteering and supporting worthwhile causes. She has worked with numerous nonprofits and charities over the years, including American Cancer Society and the Wounded Warrior Project.
Caitlin Thibault’s passion for helping others isn’t something that simply exists in a classroom setting. Thibault enjoys lending a helping hand whenever and wherever she can. Volunteering is something that she considers truly worthwhile, which is why she has maintained commitments to various nonprofit organizations and charitable initiatives throughout her college career. In the past, she has worked with American Cancer Society, Colleges Against Cancer, Play Like a Girl, Connecticut Food Bank, St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project and Operation Christmas Child.
In Caitlin Thibault’s perspective, no child in America should ever have to go hungry. But unfortunately, too often, parents and providers struggle to put food on the table while working their hardest to make ends meet. This causes a negative impact on a child in so many ways, physically, mentally and emotionally. In Thibault’s perspective, food insecurity is an all-encompassing issue which affects all aspects of someone’s life: including his/her ability to learn. Without proper nutrition and nourishment, learning can become more difficult for a child. That’s one of the many reasons why Thibault is particularly passionate about eliminating the issue of food insecurity in her own community. Over the years, she has worked with numerous initiatives that offer food bank resources to families in need. Unfortunately, food insecurity can be a source of personal insecurity for individuals who are afraid to admit that they need help. Thibault is passionate about shattering the stigma around this issue, by working with projects that provide resources in a more anonymous and accessible manner.