CAMDEN, N.J., September 25, 2008 – The Campbell Soup Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Campbell Soup Company, today recognized six Camden leaders for their contributions to the city at a breakfast held at the company’s world headquarters, here. More than 100 people attended the breakfast.
The annual Campbell Soup Foundation Awards pay tribute to individuals who have made significant contributions to improving the City of Camden. The recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award received a framed certificate and a $5,000 grant for the organization; the recipient of the Hometown Hero Award received a framed certificate and $1,000. Recipients of the Unsung Hero Awards received a framed certificate and a basket of “Campbell’s” products. This year’s award recipients included:
Campbell also recognized four people with Unsung Hero Awards:
“Everyone who attended the Campbell Soup Foundation Annual Awards Breakfast is dedicated to making Camden a better place to live and to work,” said Jerry S. Buckley, Chairman of the Campbell Soup Foundation. “Campbell is proud to call Camden home, and we are pleased that we can contribute to the meaningful work by the people and organizations we have honored with these awards today.”
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup, baked snacks, and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s,” and “V8.” For more information on the company, visit Campbell’s website at www.campbellsoup.com.
CONTACT:Anthony Sanzio (Media)Campbell Soup Company(856) 968-4390
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