Thursday, February 17, 2011

New Orleans Hunger Awareness Meal-A Great Success

The New Orleans Chapter of Bread for the World hosted its annual Hunger Awareness Award on Sunday, February 13th. Each year Bread for the World presents its Lindy Boggs Hunger Awareness award to an individual for his or her contribution to ending hunger.

The 2010 award was present to Don Everard, director of Hope House. Bread for the World also recognizes an organization for its efforts to provide food and shelter to the needy of metro New Orleans.

The 2010 Special Recognition award was presented to Just The Right Attitude. A youth group is also recognized for their dedication to serving the poor.

The 2010 Dedicated Service award was presented to St. Philip Neri Youth Ministry.

The New Orleans Artists Against Hunger & Homelessness (NOAAHH) uses the occasion to present cash grants to organizations that provide food and shelter to the needy in metro New Orleans.

The 2010 NOAAHH grantees included: Crescent House, Food for Families/Food for Seniors, Hope House, Just the Right Attitude, Lantern Light, N.O. AIDS Taskforce-Food for Friends, Ozanam Inn, Project Lazarus, Raintree Children & Family Services, Second Harvest, Southeast Legal Services and St. Bernard Project.

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