Mother Marianne’s West Side Kitchen received special recognition from Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon for feeding the hungry throughout the pandemic.

During a ceremony at the State Office Building in Utica in October, Assemblywoman Buttenshon presented West Side Kitchen with a New York State Assembly Citation “for outstanding community support during the COVID-19 pandemic.” She also honored other soup kitchens and food pantries.

PHOTO AT TOP: Assemblywoman Buttenschon  with West Side Kitchen volunteers. From left: Robert Stronach, past advisory board chair; Marianne Buttenschon; volunteer Lucretia Hunt; Darren Woods, advisory board chair; Concetta  Carcone, advisory board member, and Mary Stronach, advisory board vice chair.

Assembly Citation