PRLog - Feb. 24, 2012 - ELMSFORD, N.Y. -- You know who they are... Those individuals, groups and/or programs who have made exceptional strides in the fight against hunger in the community this year.
The Food Bank for Westchester is seeking nominations for the 2012 Hunger Heroes
in three categories:
- The Volunteer Award: A volunteer or group of volunteers who have provided outstanding service in helping to alleviate hunger in the community.
- The Service Provider Award: An agency or program that has provided outstanding hunger-relief service to its community.
- The Donor Award: An individual or corporation who has been generous in the fight against hunger in Westchester County.
Please share their names and stories with the Food Bank for Westchester so they can receive the public accolades they so richly deserve. Nomination forms are available on the Food Bank website -- www.foodbankforwestchester.org -- or by calling (914) 923-1100 or emailing: patricia.reino@
The Hunger Heroes Awards Breakfast will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 8:30–10:00am at the Tappan Hill Mansion, 81 Highland Ave., Tarrytown, NY 10591.
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One of eight food banks in New York State, the Food Bank for Westchester is the supply and support center for 227 frontline hunger-relief agencies throughout the county. With the help of volunteers, funders, and food donors, the Food Bank acquires and distributes more than seven million pounds of food annually, providing 95% of all the food distributed by food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, child and adult day-care and residential centers, and other hunger-relief programs throughout Westchester. The mission of the Food Bank for Westchester is to lead, engage and educate Westchester County in creating a hunger-free environment. The Food Bank is located at 200 Clearbrook Rd., Elmsford, NY 10523. For more information, call (914) 923-1100 or visit www.foodbankforwestchester.org