Above, lucky winners enjoying lunch in Bldg. 1 with NIH director Dr. Francis Collins (l) on Oct. 7 were (from l) Dominic Francese, NCI; Charlotte Bosmans, CC; Zorina Keiser, NIA; and Richard Okita, NIGMS. Below, just a small sampling of the more than 13,000 pounds of food collected can be seen.
NIH participated with other federal agencies in the second annual Feds Feed Families campaign this summer. Government
a total of 1,693,082 pounds of donated food. NIH did its part by donating at 35 sites on and off campus and participated
in 6 “Fill the Truck” events, collecting a total of 13,074 pounds of food. NIH made a difference in the lives of many families and children in the metro region.
A special incentive for the final day of the food drive was a chance to join NIH director Dr. Francis Collins for lunch.
Staff who managed the charity project include Tonya Lee, Michelle Mejia and LaTonya Ricks of the Division of Amenities and Transportation Services, ORS; Mark Minnick and Woodrow “Spike” Harrison of the Fleet Management Branch; and Melvin Moton of Serco, Inc.