Honor Society of Nursing Recognizes Food For The Poor

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2011) — Food For The Poor was one of two organizations to receive Archon Awards at the 2011 International Awards for Nursing Excellence in Grapevine, Texas, on Monday, Oct. 31. The award is granted to those who have made health a major aspect of their work, and have created significant change on a national or international scope.

Food For The Poor received an Archon Award at the 2011 International Awards for Excellence in Grapevine, TX on Oct. 31.

“We provide assistance, which includes medicines for orphans, the sick and the handicapped in the countries we serve,” said Angel Aloma, Executive Director of Food For The Poor. “In 2010, Food For The Poor shipped more than 670 tractor-trailer loads of medicines and medical supplies. Caring donors have made this possible, and we are honored to be recognized for their generosity.”  

More than 500 attended the Founders Award Celebration where the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, honored nurses and healthcare professionals for their contributions. Awards also were presented at the 41st Biennial Convention in the fields of technology, media, chapter excellence, research and leadership.
Food Food For The Poor’s Executive Vice President, Alvaro Pereira, accepted the award.

Food For The Poor, the largest international relief and development organization in the nation, does much more than feed millions of the hungry poor in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian ministry provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicines, educational materials, homes, support for orphans and the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance, with more than 96 percent of all donations going directly to programs that help the poor.

For more information, please visit www.FoodForThePoor.org.

Wanda Wright
Food For The Poor
Public Relations
954-427-2222 x 6079