Dauphin County, For administration and promotion of School
Breakfast, Summer Food, and Child and Adult Care food programs
at PA Department of Education.
Philadelphia County, For focusing public attention on hunger
as an editorial writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Committee of the Lehigh Valley, Northampton County, For
exemplary work combining advocacy, research and direct service
in its anti-hunger programs.
Crouse, Washington County, For pioneering grassroots work
in WIC, food banking and anti-hunger advocacy.
Inc., Cumberland County, For regional food drives and support
for anti-hunger organizations.
Giorgini, Franklin County, For pioneering work in the schools
to win acceptance of the School Breakfast Program.
Samuel E. Hayes
Jr., Huntingdon County, For launching the Seniors Farmers
Market Nutrition Program and the Commodity Supplemental
Food Program in the PA Department of Agriculture.
Philadelphia County, For food distribution and grassroots organizing
among cupboard managers.
Allegheny County, For community organizing in Pittsburgh and
anti-hunger advocacy in Harrisburg and Washington.
Allen G. Kukovich,
Westmoreland County, For leadership in the General Assembly
on the State Food Purchase and WIC programs.
Chester County, For organizing and staffing charitable food
distribution activity in Downingtown.
Dauphin County, For administration and promotion of the states
WIC Program at the PA Department of Health.
Audrey N. Maretzki,
Centre County, For spearheading efforts to bring the Nutrition
Education Program to Pennsylvania.
Development Services, Philadelphia County, For sponsorship
of child nutrition programs, launching the Super Cupboard program,
and support of statewide organizing.
Association of Regional Food Banks, For support of food
banking, the State Food Purchase Program, and the Commodity
Supplemental Food Program.
Allegheny County, For exemplary work combining direct service,
research and advocacy at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food
Dauphin County, For administration and promotion of the State
Food Purchase, TEFAP, Farmers Market, and Commodity Supplemental
Food programs at the PA Department of Agriculture.
North Carolina, For nutrition initiatives while serving in
the Casey Administration and for launching the PA Coalition on
Food and Nutrition.
Schuylkill County, For producing value-added products and repackaged
ravioli just for food banks.
Roy D. Twyman,
Allegheny County, For helping thousands of western Pennsylvania
households enroll in the Food Stamp Program.
Philadelphia County, For establishing Aid for Friends, which
serves home-delivered meals to shut-ins and elderly each day.
Westmoreland County, For innovation and quality as director
of the WIC Program in Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Indiana and Lawrence
Lackawanna County, For coordinating and promoting Feed a Friend
Thanksgiving Food Drive for 18 years in northeastern PA.
Dauphin County, For strengthening the Central Pennsylvania
Food Bank and promoting collaboration among food banks.
Edward J. Zogby,
Dauphin County, For implementing Food Stamp Program innovations
to reverse the decline in participation among eligible Pennsylvanians.
Tioga County, For serving hundreds of rural families through
William J. Coyne,
Allegheny County, For introducing the Food Stamp Outreach and
Research for Kids Act of 1999 (FORK) in the 106th
Depot Susquehanna PA, Cumberland County, For sharing high
quality rations with needy neighbors in central Pennsylvania.
Northumberland County, For contributions of canned vegetables
and tomato products to charitable food providers.
Allegheny County, For food donations and collaboration with
the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in a reclamation center.
Dauphin County, For organizing chefs to participate in anti-hunger
William F. Goodling,
York County, For oversight of child nutrition programs as Chairman
of U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee.
Dauphin County, For contributing pasta and food products through
Americas Second Harvest.
Lehigh County, For expanding child nutrition programming through
the Allentown School Food Service.
Conference of Churches, Lehigh County, For providing a
hot meal to anyone in need every day of the week for 20 years.
York County, For year-around child feeding programs through
the Harrisburg School Food Service.
Delaware County, For founding the Bernardine Center in Chester
and promoting the establishment of Super Cupboards.
James J. Rhoades,
Schuylkill County, For championing the School Breakfast Program
in the Pennsylvania Senate.
Eastern PA and Delaware Division, Philadelphia County, For
constancy in providing food to those whom are hungry.
Philadelphia County, For support of nutrition programs within
the U.S. Senate and for sponsorship of the Hunger Relief Act.
Erie County, For leadership of Second Harvest and for helping
prepare the U.S. action plan to reduce hunger by half by 2015.
Philadelphia County, For administration of the SHARE Food Program
and the State Food Purchase Program in Philadelphia.
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