Angel Aloma (USA)

Executive Director, Food For The Poor

Angel A. Aloma, Executive Director of Food For The Poor, oversees fundraising and communications for the organization, while encouraging innovation and cultivating donor relationships. Aloma has shared the charity’s mission throughout the Caribbean and Latin America for the last 19 years.

In his 28 years as a teacher Angel led numerous trips to do missionary work with his students in developing nations in the Caribbean. He is specially attuned to the plight of the poor in our hemisphere and frequently visits those areas accompanied by donors, employees and community and church leaders interested in the mission.

Because of his expertise in fundraising and his willingness to share this freely with his frequent presentations at various conferences, he was honored with the Max Hart Achievement Award earlier this year.

Aloma was born in Santiago, Cuba, where he completed his primary education with the Jesuits. Reared primarily in Jamaica, he continued his Jesuit education there. He is a graduate of the University of Windsor in Canada, and received his Master of Science Degree from Nova Southeastern University. He lives in South Florida with his wife of 47 years, where he cooks a sumptuous meal for 4 generations of his family every Sunday.