Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen Honors Wiggin and Dana at Volunteer Recognition Night

April 8, 2013

The Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) honored Wiggin and Dana with DESK's "Excellence in the Community Award" at their Annual Volunteer Recognition Night on Sunday, April 7, in New Haven, Connecticut. The award is presented annually to businesses that have developed an innovative and successful volunteer program within their organization that works to advance DESK's mission to end hunger.

Diana Richter, Executive Director of DESK, presented Wiggin and Dana with the award and stated, "The dedication and participation Wiggin and Dana has consistently demonstrated over the many years has been a shining example of community service by professionals within the New Haven Community."

Wiggin and Dana has a longstanding relationship with DESK. For over ten years, Wiggin and Dana attorneys and staff have volunteered once a month at DESK's Kitchen on Temple St., where they serve dinner and hand out bag lunches to citizens of the Greater New Haven Community. In addition, the firm has participated in numerous fundraising and food drive events sponsored by DESK.

About the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen
For over 25 years, the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen has offered free direct food programs to citizens of the Greater New Haven Community. Programs include daily evening meals, bag lunches for school children, senior food program, food pantry and an emergency food bank. For more information about the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, please visit