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POTS’ Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony

Join us at POTS' Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony

You are cordially invited to POTS’ Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Awards Ceremony celebrating POTS’ dedicated volunteer network whose members who contribute thousands hours of service annually. 

POTS could not accomplish its mission without the time, talent, and labor of our wonderful volunteers. We hope you will join us for an early evening of food, fun, games, and presentations. Thank you for being a POTS volunteer and thank you for being part of the solution


Saturday, April 23, 2022


 4:30pm – 6:00pm


Fordham Preparatory School

441 E. Fordham Rd., Bronx, NY 10458

Attendees must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (and booster for all eligible).

Award Categories

The Fr. Ned Murphy, SJ Award is in honor of one of POTS founders who constantly challenged all of us to break down the barriers that separate us from those we serve. 

The Teddy Cade Award is named after a former client, volunteer and staff person who modeled the organization’s values of hospitality and respect.  

The Russell Scott Award is in honor of a former client and volunteer whose energy, commitment, and compassion for those in need was a model for us all. 

The Jack Usry Award, which POTS added to its named volunteer awards in 2017, is be given to an exemplary high school or college student volunteer.

The award was named in honor of a dedicated and talented student who volunteered for POTS.