Potomac Valley Alumnae Donates $6K to Food Pantry


Submitted by Debbie Tijani

Photographer: Jessica Holloway.

Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter (PVAC) and PVAC Fund, Inc. presented donations totaling $6,000 to Manna Food Center, Inc. for the COVID-19 Relief Fund. The donations were made in recognition of PVAC’s 35 years of community service and in honor of essential workers and volunteers. Accepting for Manna were Jackie DeCarlo, CEO, and Lorna Forde, member of Manna’s Board of Directors, and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

Manna Food Center, located in Gaithersburg, Md., aims to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County, Maryland. Through food distribution, education and advocacy, they are making strides on behalf of more than 63,000 county residents who experience hunger and food insecurity.

Photo by Jessica Holloway.

The members of PVAC Executive Board are: Alissa Bonner, President; Daphne Page-Reaves, First Vice President; and Chandra Walker Holloway, Treasurer.

The members of PVAC Fund, Inc. Board of Directors are: Diane Murray, Chair; Sheila Ogilvie, Treasurer; Karen Lawson, Recording Secretary and Immediate Past Chair; and Carolyn Thomas, member.


Submitted by Debbie Tijani Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter (PVAC) and PVAC Fund, Inc. presented donations totaling $6,000 to Manna Food Center, Inc. for the COVID-19 Relief Fund. The donations were made in recognition of PVAC’s 35 years of community service and in honor of essential workers and volunteers. Accepting for Manna were Jackie DeCarlo, CEO, …

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