CFB’S Anthony Bruno Receives a Parent Aid “2007 Teddy Award”

Anthony Bruno, the Community Food Bank’s Government Resources Manager, has been awarded the Parent Aid 2007 “Teddy Award” for Community Leadership. He received the award at a November 2, 2007 ceremony at the Arizona Inn.

Mr. Bruno was recognized for his contributions to Tucson and the surrounding communities in the area of child welfare.  He served on the Sahuarita School Board for eight years and founded a mobile 4H-Club to reach kids in rural areas.  .

Through his work with the Community Food Bank, Mr. Bruno has been instrumental in starting a summer meals program and negotiating with the Tohono O’Odham nation to expand the Child Nutrition Initiative to their community.  He has also been involved with Arizona Youth Soccer and Therapeutic Riding of Tucson.  Mr. Bruno was nominated by the Arizona Rural Human Services Network and the Community Food Bank

The mission of Parent Aid is to strengthen families and prevent child abuse. The Teddy Awards were started by Parent Aid more than a decade ago to recognize outstanding community leaders for their work to better the lives of children and families.