About Us

At Families Anchored in Total Harmony (FAITH CDC), our purpose is to champion community empowerment and equity in Gary, Indiana, and beyond. Grounded in principles of food justice, social justice, environmental stewardship, economic empowerment, and health equity, we are committed to fostering a brighter future for all. Through innovative programs in food justice, housing, environmental restoration, economic development, and health equity, we strive to uplift marginalized voices and create sustainable solutions to systemic challenges. Our dedication to collaboration, education, and empowerment drives our mission to cultivate a thriving and resilient community where every individual has access to opportunities, resources, and dignity.

Together, we work towards a future where compassion, solidarity, and wellness intersect to build a more equitable and inclusive society.

Our Values

Faith CDC is a transformative force for social good, leading the charge in community empowerment and equity.

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Meet Our Team

Rev. Curtis A. Whittaker, Sr.

CPA, President and CEO

Freida Graves

Director, Food Systems, Health, and Wellness

Chef Lucero Donato

Director, Fresh Frozen Program

Meet Our Board

Chris Dade

Board President

Dorothy Fine

Board Vice President

Delvert Cole

Board Treasurer

Quia Biffle

Board Secretary

Michael Tolbert