In August of 2021, The Lunchmakers were awarded the Nicholas J. Peters Ozanam Spirit Award. The award, which recognizes service to the poor and needy by youth, pays tribute to Frederic Ozanam, a French university student who in 1833 founded of the St. Vincent de Paul Society to confront the dire poverty he saw on the streets of Paris.
Chapter lead Rylan and The Hilldale Upper School Chapter accepted this award on behalf of The Lunchmakers!
Landon, a founding member, Chapter co-lead (Urban), and the Development Director for The Lunchmakers, is a youth grant recipient of Sodexo's 2023 Stop Hunger initiative. Landon is using the Sodexo grant to expand The Lunchmaker's high school operations supporting Glide Foundation in San Francisco.