Points of Light
Russ Berrie Making a Difference award winner 2021
"Chef Dion,” a military veteran from Teaneck and this year’s $50,000 winner, is described as an irreplaceable asset to his community. Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic created devastating food insecurity for many vulnerable residents in Bergen County, Chef Dion jumped into action."
Winner of the rotary club's president's award
...and a New Jersey State Resolution for his community contributions
A "2021 Points of light inspiration honoree"
"When COVID-19 invaded the world, Dion went full throttle and created Table To Table Tuesday’s food distribution in the Englewood, NJ community, partnering with worship houses and local nonprofits. They distributed over 2 million meals to residents and military veterans in Bergen County, Jersey City and Passaic County."
POINTS OF LIGHT INTERVIEW
With Jenna Bush from the Today Show!