LONG ISLAND, NY (TIP): Peter Bheddah, a prominent philanthropist of New York, was honored, on May 8, with the Humanitarian of the Year Award at the 2014 INNkeeper’s Ballat the Uniondale Marriott in Long Island.
The award was presented by The INN’s Executive Director,Jean Kelly, who said, “We are happy to celebrate the goodness and passion of Peter as he contributes greatly to The INN’sability to continue the mission of service to hungry and homeless Long Islanders.” Peter has been a long-time supporter of the INN and has been instrumental in providing 400,000 meals and truckloads of food through the India Association of Long Island (IALI).
A record number of more than 650 people attended the glittering event where more than $1.3 million, a record breaking amount was raised during the evening. The INN founded in 1983, is a volunteerbased network of soup kitchens and shelters that serve over 35 communities throughout Long Island. If you would like more informationabout The INN, please visitwww.the-inn.org. Or call The INN at 516 486 8506.