Jay Goldinger (founder) received award from President George W. Bush
August 6, 2002
Dear Mr. Goldinger:
I am very pleased to send warm greetings and congratulations on being named a Daily Point of Light. This recognition pays tribute to your important efforts to lend a helping hand to others.
Every day in our great Nation, outstanding individuals make a positive difference in their communities. I commend you for upholding this proud tradition through your volunteer service to your fellow citizens. Your hard work and dedication enhance the quantity of life for others and demonstrate the caring and generous spirit that makes out country strong.
Laura joins me in sending best wishes on this special and memorable occasion.
George W. Bush
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|When:||March 28, 2002|
|What:||Jay Goldinger, Founder of Food on Foot, will be honored with The Daily Points of Light Award from President George W. Bush.|
|Where:||In his honor, Jay was highlighted on the Points of Light Foundation web site at www.Points of Light.org on March 28, 2002.|
|Why:||The Daily Points of Light Award is designed to honor an individual who has made a commitment to connect Americans through service to help meet critical needs in his community.|
|Background:||Since March of 1996, Jay and Food on Foot, a nonprofit organization, have literally gone to the streets and fed a hot, nutritious chicken dinner including non-perishables, as well as clothed and helped to find full-time job opportunities for over 156,000 homeless and poor individuals and families, from toddlers to seniors to the truly disabled, every Saturday in Venice and every Sunday in Hollywood!|
|Editor’s Note:||Food on Foot depends on your donations (nearly 100% of it!) to buy food for the homeless and poor, as well as food gift certificates for the workers in the “Work for Food” program. Please show your support and celebrate Jay’s award with us by sending in a donation.|
|Donations:||Mail in a check or make a credit card donation online by going to the DONATE button at the top of this home page. Please help keep our dream alive and show you care.|