The Loukoumi Make A Difference Awards Online Event on June 18

The National Herald

Celebrity Chef Maria Loi, Loukoumi the Lamb, and Nick Katsoris, Loukoumi Foundation President, at Citi Field in 2018. (Photo by Jillian Nelson)

NEW YORK – The Loukoumi Make A Difference Awards will be held online this year on June 18, 7-8 PM. Admission is free and all those interested can RSVP via email: for the Zoom login information.

This year’s Loukoumi Make A Difference Award recipients are: Gander Elementary School in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada; Holy Trinity Greek School in New Rochelle, NY; The Studio B Dance Center in Eastchester, NY; St. Anselm School in the Bronx, NY; St. Mary Mother of the Church School in Fishkill, NY; St. Philip Neri School in the Bronx, NY; Adriana Hansen, Parkland, FL; Matteo Lambert, Vienna, VA; Gabriel Olay, Claire Story, Sacha Thorne (The Chapel School); and Beckett Potter, Dallas, TX.

The Silent Auction will open online June 10 and the items up for bid include: a baseball autographed by 2-time Cy Young Award winner and New York Met star pitcher Jacob deGrom; a baseball autographed by New York Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil; Jet Blue Airline Tickets; Disney World Park Hopper Tickets; Star Wars Posters signed by the cast; and Dream Day Experiences.

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