Northwestern University Junior is Honored by Sodexo for Her Work Fighting
Hunger in Chicago Area Communities
Student President of Campus Kitchen at Northwestern University, Sarah Suh, is
awarded a 2013 Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2013
GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sodexo recognized
Northwestern University junior, Sarah Suh today at its Diversity Business
Leadership Summit in Chicago for her work fighting hunger in local
communities. Sodexo president and CEO George Chavel presented her with a
certificate for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship, which provides
$5,000 toward her education at Northwestern, a matching $5,000 grant in her
name for the hunger-relief organization of her choice, and a trip to
Washington, D.C. in June where she will be formally awarded the scholarship
along with four additional student recipients.
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"Not many people know that 1 in 6 Cook County residents are food insecure.
That's 16 percent of those who live in Cook County that don't always know
where their next meal is coming from", said Chavel. "Sarah's volunteer
efforts are playing a critical role in the fight to end hunger in the area and
we are proud to award her this scholarship."
Suh, a resident of Buffalo Grove, Ill., is student president of the Campus
Kitchen at Northwestern University (CKNU). Support for the organization is
aligned with Sodexo's STOP Hunger initiative, which spans 42 countries on 6
continents and mobilizes communities to join together in the fight against
hunger, malnutrition and food waste locally. Suh has volunteered more than 800
hours to CKNU and helped serve nearly 17,000 meals in the Evanston, Ill.
community. She plans to present the matching $5,000 grant to the Campus
Kitchen at Northwestern University.
Sodexo's STOP Hunger initiative has a long history in Cook County and
throughout Illinois. Since 1997, Sodexo's Feeding Our Future® program has
provided approximately 268,250 meals to children in the greater Chicago area.
Last year Sodexo employees raised and donated almost $40,000 to the Northern
Illinois Food Bank. And since 2000, Sodexo Foundation has provided Chicago
hunger-relief organizations with 34 grants totaling more than $1,395,600.
To learn more about Sodexo's fight against hunger visit
www.SodexoFoundation.org and follow us on Twitter @STOPHungerUSA.
Sodexo in North America
Sodexo, Inc. (www.sodexoUSA.com), leading Quality of Life services company in
the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, delivers On-site Services in Corporate,
Education, Health Care, Government, and Remote Site segments, as well as
Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Sodexo, Inc.,
headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., funds all administrative costs for the
Sodexo Foundation (www.SodexoFoundation.org), an independent charitable
organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $20 million
in grants to end childhood hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at
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