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  1. 1. Honoring Champions against Hunger and Poverty November 14, 2013 6:00 p.m. - Reception 7:00 p.m. - Dinner and Program Location: Kavar 4777 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90029 Cause: More than 1.4 million people suffer from food insecurity in Los Angeles County. Nearly 2 million of people living in Los Angeles are below poverty line. Hunger Action LA (HALA)’s mission is to work to end hunger and promote healthy eating through community education, outreach, networking, and empowerment of low income people to speak on issues that affect their lives directly. On this night we honor those people who have been recognized by their peers in the community for their work against hunger and poverty. See below for nomination form and description of past champions. Please submit your nomination for a Champion Against Hunger and Poverty by Friday September 20. Funding from this event will continue HALA’s major programs which have achieved these goals:  HALA’s Market Match Program at 12 farmer markets in Los Angeles County has increased access to fresh produce for 6,000 low income families receiving CalFresh.  HALA has provided training on food policy and advocacy for hundreds of residents and nonprofit staff in West LA, the San Fernando Valley, South LA, East LA, Downtown, Hollywood, Koreatown and Long Beach, bringing policy change, such as helping to create a city ordinance requiring departments to donate surplus food and fighting for a fair budget in Sacramento.
  2. 2.  HALA publishes the Peoples’ Guide to Welfare Health and Other Services, providing information on how to access housing, cash assistance, food assistance, health care, assistance with car expenses, tenants’ rights, immigration rights and other valuable resources. Nearly 160,000 copies have been distributed in 2013 and funding is needed to continue publication. Event: Reception, gala dinner celebration, awards, and entertainment with up to 200 attendance Promotion: Promotional activities for this event will include representation in HALA website and newsletter distributed to 900 advocates and public officials, news release, event special features, and media advisories in newspapers, and on radio and television stations serving Southern California. Tickets: $65 per person before Nov 1: $75 per person after Nov 1 Sponsorships: Title Sponsor Sowing Sponsor More Info: Tax ID #: $10,000 $5,000 Growth Sponsor Harvest Sponsor Sponsorships call Frank Tamborello at (213) 388 8228 20-5142259 $3,000 $1,000
  3. 3. Sponsorship Levels: Tittle Sponsor        $10,000 Premier seating for 2 tables of 8 “Presented by” name included into event materials Recognition at the event Name or logo featured at the event Full page ad in program book Special acknowledgement in “Food Justice News” newsletter and virtual People’s Guide Name or logo as Tittle Sponsor in HALA website Harvest Sponsor       $5,000 VIP seating for 2 tables of 8 Recognition at the event Name or logo featured at the event and in event materials Half page ad in program book Special acknowledgement in “Food Justice News” newsletter and virtual People’s Guide Name or logo as Harvest Sponsor in HALA website Advertisements: Event program will be printed in an 8 1/2 by 11 format. Ad sizes are as follow: Full page (7 by 10): $500 Half Page (6 by 9): $300 Quarter page (5 by 6): $150 Business card (3.5 by 2): $100 Growth Sponsor  VIP seating for 1 table of 8     Recognition at the event Name or logo featured at the event and in event materials Quarter ad in program book Special acknowledgement in “Food Justice News” newsletter and HALA website Seed Sponsor     $3,000 $1,000 VIP seating for 1 table of 8 Recognition at the event Business card ad in program book Special acknowledgement in “Food Justice News” newsletter and HALA website Artwork must be submitted as electronic files by 10/18/2013. High resolution PDF or JPEG files are preferred. Please email your ad to frank@hungeractionla.org. Individual tickets: $65 per person before November 1 $75 per person after November 1 or at door To order tickets:  Make checks payable to: Hunger Action LA and mail to HALA, 961 S. Mariposa #205, Los Angeles CA 90006  Or use PayPal here on the website . Specify number of tickets and names of people attending, or if you are just making a contribution but do not plan on attending For more information, please contact Frank Tamborello at (213) 388 8228 Hunger Action LA is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit organization. Your donation is tax deductible. Tax ID #: 20-5142259
  4. 4. Champions Against Hunger and Poverty Award Nomination Form Hunger Action LA invites you to nominate Champions Against Hunger and Poverty for the HALA Awards and Dinner Ceremony on Nov. 14, 2013. This year, HALA will award people, organizations, companies, unions, entertainers, and politicians whose work coincides with our mission to end hunger and promote healthy eating. Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013 Location: Kavar 4777 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90029 Attached is the nomination form for the following awarding categories: ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● A volunteer A company/ business- demonstrated leadership in the community. An entertainer- used their celebrity to promote ending hunger and poverty. A sports figure/ professional athlete A union - fought for economic justice that results in ending hunger. A Farmers market A non-profit organization An elected official/ politician- made an impact on stakeholders A faith based leader You can submit as many nominees as you like, for as few or as many categories as you like. Submit a brief description of the nominee's ongoing work with the community and why this person or company should receive this award. Award recipients will receive complimentary dinner at event, special recognition and award at HALA dinner, website, newsletter, and media advisory for event. If you would like to be part of the nomination committee, contact John Jackson at john@hungeractionla.org for judge criteria information. All nominations must be submitted by September 20, 2013. For more information on 2013 HALA Dinner and Awards contact Frank Tamborello at (213) 3888228 or visit www.hungeractionla.org/dinnerandawards
  5. 5. Past Champions Against Hunger and Poverty: 2012 Awardees Individuals:  Jessica Jones Greenholt, LA Regional Food Bank  Deputy John Rose, LA County Sheriff’s Department  Anna “The Seed Lady” Carter  Barbara Howell, Burbank Temporary Aid Center  Sister Alice Marie Quinn, St. Vincent’s Meals on Wheels  Lydia Trejo, LA Community Action Network  Pompea Smith (farmer’s market pioneer in LA)  Betty Randyle, Champions of Caring Connections  Kokayi Kwa Jitahidi, LA Alliance for a New Economy Organizations:  Meals on Wheels (Westside)  Project Angel Food  Jewish Family Services Los Angeles  Jackson Limousine Service (giving 10,000 turkey dinners every Thanksgiving (http://www.jacksonlimo.com/community_frameset_page.html )
  6. 6. NOMINATOR INFORMATION: Nominator’s name and title: Organization/ Company: Address: City: Phone number: E-mail: State: Zip: Website: NOMINEE INFORMATION: Nominee’s name: Category (choose one): Volunteer  Company/Business/Non-Profit organization  Union  Farmers market  Elected official/ politician  Faith based leader  Entertainer  Sports figure/ professional athlete Other Organization/ Company: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone number: E-mail: Website: Please write a brief description why this person should be considered for this award. Attach an extra page if necessary.
  7. 7. Send nomination form to: Hunger Action LA 961 S. Mariposa #205, Los Angeles CA 90006 Fax: (213) 388-8448 or email to: frank@hungeractionla.org

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