Food bank gets grants

Second Harvest in Winston-Salem received $377,000, presents awards.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem-based Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina has received $377,000 in grants, including $230,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, $90,000 from the Winston-Salem Foundation, $15,000 from American Express, $12,000 from Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger and $30,000 from Sisters of Mercy North Carolina.

Second Harvest also presented awards at its 21st anniversary event.

Dennis G. Hatchell, president and CEO of Alex Lee Inc., parent company of MDI, Lowes Food and IFH, received the first Dennis G. Hatchell Community Leadership Award.

Dogwood Micro Design Inc. and its founder, Dennis Sykes, received the group’s in-kind donor award.

Four Seasons Town Centre and American Express received the corporate citizenship award, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust received the capital campaign donor award, and Elaine Williams received the volunteer service award for her work as the Kids Café coordinator from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

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