Why She’s a Food Hero: At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Leah Pavlov began putting together prepared lunch boxes using her own birthday and allowance money. She donated these meals to frontline emergency room workers at NYC Health+Hospitals/Coney Island.
Background: Pavlov is a sixth grade honors student at P.S. 195 Manhattan Beach.
Work: As a sixth grader, Pavlov does homework and schoolwork.
Location: Coney Island, Brooklyn
Awards, Praise and Honors: Leah Pavlov was honored by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams as one of 87 “COVID Everyday Heroes.”
Resources and References:
- BP Honors “COVID-19 Heroes” Who Reflect Diversity of Brooklyn (Office of the Brooklyn Borough President)
- Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honors 87 people he calls ‘COVID Everyday Heroes’ (Pix11)