John Godfrey Lewis

For the past 17 years Mr. Lewis has volunteered at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank in the warehouse. He is instrumental in assuring the trucks are loaded properly in order for over 120 agencies to receive their allocations. Mr. Lewis volunteers each day from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. During Katrina and Rita storms in 2005 Mr. Lewis volunteered in excess of 40 hours per week until the crisis was over. For the past 8 years he has been the recipient of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Volunteer of the Year Award logging in more than 1,000 hours per year. Mr. Lewis received the Leagion of Merit Award in 1996, Capital Asset Award in 2006, Service Matters Award in 2006 and the Points of Light Volunteer of the Day Award for January 1, 2007. He also volunteers at the annual Slice of Life Golf tournament where proceeds benefit the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.