A handful of Rachael’s philanthropic friends will help her choose the winner of our Feed It Forward charity contest.

Hey! Do you have a charity? Do you want to win $3,000 for your cause? Click here to apply for our Feed It Forward contest by December 1, 2017.

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"We're celebrating grass roots heroes among us—people who might be your own friends and neighbors!" - Rachael Ray

Meet the Squad!

Credit: Courtesy of from left: Getty Images (2); Emy Kane for Lonely Whale Foundation; Getty Images (2).
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Credit: Courtesy of from left: Getty Images (2); Peter Walsh; Ken Goodman

1. Beth Ostrosky Stern

WHO: Best-selling author and former model 

DO-GOOD CRED: Spokesperson for the North Shore Animal League America, the world's largest no-kill shelter. She has fostered hundreds of kittens—in fact, her entire Instagram account is dedicated to facilitating animal adoptions.

2. Andrew Kaplan

WHO: Director of Rachael's special projects and host of the new Beyond the Plate podcast

DO-GOOD CRED: Cofounder and director of Yum-o!, focused on teaching kids to cook and ending hunger

3. Adrian Grenier

WHO: Actor, filmmaker and Dell's Social Good Advocate and UN Environment Ambassador

DO-GOOD CRED: Cofounder of the Lonely Whale Foundation, which helps support marine life health. Lonely Whale's #StopSucking challenge urges people to stop using single-use straws that are clogging up our oceans.

4. Ndamukong Suh

WHO: Starting defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins 

DO-GOOD CRED: Founder of the Ndamukong Suh Family Foundation, which funds scholarships and kids' education initiatives

5. Clinton Kelly

WHO: TV host and fashion consultant 

DO-GOOD CRED: Supports the New York Pet Rescue, which helps neglected cats and dogs find forever homes

6. Curtis Granderson

WHO: Outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers 

DO-GOOD CRED: Founder of the Grand Kids Foundation, which supports kids' nutrition and fitness

7. Katie Lee

WHO: Celeb chef and host of The Kitchen 

DO-GOOD CRED: On the board of directors at the Food Bank for New York City, which distributes food to over 1.5 million people each year

8. Peter Walsh

WHO: Professional organizer and Rach buddy 

DO-GOOD CRED: Supports the Human Rights Campaign, the largest LGBTQ civil rights org in the U.S.

9. Marc Murphy

WHO: Celeb chef and restaurant owner 

DO-GOOD CRED: Board member and Food Council Member of City Harvest, which provides food for New Yorkers in need. He is also part of Share Our Strength, a national organization to stop childhood hunger.