811 23rd Avenue E., Bradenton, FL 34208 (941) 747-4655

Melissa Ferlazzo

Senior Director, Outreach & Nutrition Services Center

As Senior Director, Outreach and Nutrition Services Center at Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, Melissa brings a contagious enthusiasm for community well-being. Her passion for our mission is evident in her commitment to building meaningful connections and educating the community on the life-changing programs offered by Meals on Wheels PLUS.

Melissa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Staten Island, in New York, her hometown, before relocating to Tampa in 2005 to teach elementary school. After having her own children, she transitioned to the nonprofit sector where she has accumulated 8 years of experience, consistently seeking ways to address community needs and make a positive impact.