Local Volunteers Honored During National Volunteer Week
As part of National Volunteer Week Three Square honored several of its all star volunteers for all their hard work and dedication. The volunteers received plaques for their service at a ceremony held at Three Square on April 18, 2012 in the following categories:
Individual Awards: Individual Achievement Award; Total Hours; Most Kitchen Hours; Most BackPack Hours; Most Volunteer Room Hours.
Group Awards: Group Achievement Award; Total Hours; Most Kitchen Hours; Most BackPack Hours; Most Volunteer Room Hours.
"It is our pleasure to recognize extraordinary service and appreciation as well as celebrate National Volunteer Week- April 15- 21, 2012," said Director of Corporate Giving Erica Thompson.
Three Square was established to end hunger in the valley by providing wholesome, nutritious food to non-profit organizations that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans in need. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with the gaming industry, businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the CCSD, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 24 million pounds of food and grocery product the equivalent of nearly 18 million meals per year to more than 650 Program Partners including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information visit www.threesquare.org.