Life as it should be

Vivery means to thrive and live your best life. The Vivery solution built by The Thierer Family Foundation digitizes access to food for everyone. Our network of food banks, pantries and other food resources, and our innovative digital tools, provide centralized and up-to-date information to boost connections between food resources and the people they serve.

We envision a world where technology eliminates barriers and equalizes access.


Our solutions complement food resources by taking care of the tech so they can focus on their mission.

Food Banks

Get centralized powerful search tools and valuable insights to help fill gaps, boost programs, and provide added support to pantries.

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Food Pantries

Get a fully funded and supported online presence and digital tools to keep information accurate and communicate more directly with clients.

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Use a modern app to find and access food and services nearby that match household, dietary and scheduling needs.

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Northern Illinois Food Bank Launches Innovative Food Finder Map
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Food Bank News: Chicago’s food bank ups its game in finding food
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Vivery is Named Winner of the 21st Annual Chicago Innovation Awards
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Crain’s Chicago Business overview of Vivery digital platform – Using tech to feed the hungry
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Vivery Delivers First-of-a-Kind Digital Tools for Food Banks and Pantries to Equalize Access to Food


Our team of technology and food insecurity experts place high value on simplicity and clarity by designing solutions that address diverse needs and deliver modern effectiveness.

Nasrin Thierer

President and Founder

Michael Januszewski

Chief Technology Officer

Azita Habibi

Chief Business Development Officer

Meghan Zimmerman

Director of Product Strategy & Program Officer

Ashley Friend

Managing Director, Vivery Idea Lab

Lisa Church

Partnership Success Leader

Vivery Stories

Food Bank

“Vivery’s centralized and simple hub of information will be instrumental for our organization to better serve guests’ needs and provide additional value for our hunger relief partners.”

Becky Gruhl
River Bend Food Bank

“Vivery has been a welcoming tool for our organization to increase awareness and visibility of our Food Pantry services, but it also allows us to promote additional services and community resources that we offer to Austin residents and beyond.”

Darriel Anderson
Circle Urban Ministries

“Knowing if the pantry is on the first level or if there are stairs is super valuable for me.”

Food Bank

“Vivery offers our neighbors a simple way to find food resources and support services that best fit their needs. It offers a vastly improved mobile experience, new filter options and the ability to share more details for visitors.”

Kelsie Kliner
Greater Chicago Food Depository

“We partner with business in the communities we serve, and organizations that help the community thrive. Vivery is one of these valuable organizations.”

Sean Hennessy
Delivery First