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Mayor's Award for 2012 goes to 'Kids Against Hunger' director Sherri Leal

Original post made on Oct 1, 2012

Sherri Leal, director of the satellite branch of "Kids Against Hunger" in Pleasanton since 2010 that has delivered one million meals to children in Haiti, the Philippines and Somalia, was presented with the Mayor's Award by Mayor Jennifer Hosterman Friday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 1, 2012, 7:55 AM

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Posted by Anne Anderson
a resident of Castlewood
on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:48 am

Congratulations Sherri!!

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Posted by Cheryl Balch
a resident of Happy Valley
on Oct 1, 2012 at 4:04 pm

Sherri has done an amaaaaaaaazing job organizing Pleasanton KIDS AGAINST HUNGER. Our community and the world are better off because of this nice lady! Congratulations are so deserving of this award!

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Posted by I was there
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 1, 2012 at 5:13 pm

Big Congrats to Sherri & KAH. Also to the Mayor for honoring Sherii's tirless work on behalf of others! I was at the recognition event & heard the Mayor say that the Fairgrounds packaged 130,000 KAH meals as an emergency food supply for our community. WOW!

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Posted by Robert
a resident of Parkside
on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:17 am

Typical Hosterman, this is her neighbor. I wonder if there are any local nonprofits doing good work for our local people in need?

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Posted by Cheryl
a resident of Happy Valley
on Oct 2, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Robert.....for the 1000's of lives that Sherri has impacted, she deserves thanks from all of us. Another time, another place to complain about the mayor? Even better ~ try to say something that is positive and/or encouraging works wonders.

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Posted by Scott Walsh
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Oct 3, 2012 at 8:50 am

Robert, I agree with Cheryl Balch and Cheryl. What have you, or the neighbors on either side of you, for that matter done in comparison? You dislike Hosterman, ok. Don't attempt to poison something for someone who has made a "Difference".

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Posted by Deanna Wolford
a resident of another community
on Oct 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm

Robert, You live in Pleasonton. Not a whole lot of people need help in your community. I have been a Nurse at ValleyCare for YEARS so I know this as a fact. And yes there are alot of Non-profits in the Tri-Valley area that help local people in need. My aunt Sherri has worked her butt off too make sure kids around the world eat. You should be happy that there are people still like her in this world. She helps kids in parts of the world were basic needs are not met. The kids in the countries that her meals go too are not like kids in Pleasonton. Also Please do not imply that my Aunt got this award because she lives next door to the Mayor. When was the last time you did anything positive for your community or the Human beings of this planet?

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