Out & About: Concern’s Seeds of Hope Dinner

Left to Right: John Greed, Anne Anderson, and Tom Moran. Photo: Ben Asen.
Left to Right: John Greed, Anne Anderson, and Tom Moran. Photo: Ben Asen.

By Irish America Staff
December / January 2017

Concern Worldwide U.S., the Irish relief organization, held its 20th annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on November 29. John Greed, president and CEO of Mutual of America was honored. Greed, pictured above (left) with Anne Anderson, Ireland’s ambassador to the U.S., and Tom Moran, chairman of Concern Worldwide U.S., gave an emotional speech, noting that he was the first in his family to go to college. Drawing on his working class Philadelphia roots, he talked about how Concern is giving a hands up to the poorest of the poor around the globe. ♦

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