- On November 19, 2019
2019 Recipient Information
Name: Madeline Torres
Address: Center City Franklin Tower- Apt. 401
Madeline is the “go to” person at Franklin Tower. She helps residents in many different areas. Madeline is very reserved and never boasts about what she has done for others. Madeline always finds time to help her fellow residents in need. Madeline has lived at Franklin Tower for 13 years and served as President of Franklin Resident Council for more than six years. She works tirelessly volunteering her time for food bank distributions, and organizing meetings and social events.
Name: Felipe Ortiz Rivera
Address: Glenside – 810 Avenue A
Felipe Ortiz has always demonstrated his respect for RHA policies and procedures and has an extraordinary commitment to his Hensler Homes community. He helps others cut the grass and picks up leaves throughout the year, even though he is not responsible for this. He takes pride and joy in living at Hensler Homes. Felipe and his wife Geraldine have lived at RHA for over 16 years and always have been kind and generous to the community to where they lived.
Name: Martin & Margarita Garcia
Address: Oakbrook – 1039 Patton Avenue
Martin and his wife Margarita are being nominated for their remarkable impact to the Oakbrook community and staff. They volunteer at Resident Council events, food bank deliveries and at Reading School District’s Summer Lunch Program and Books for Bikes Summer Reading program since the start of these programs. They have helped with the Oakbrook Community Impact Council with leaders from agencies in the community and will be serving as Resident Ambassadors for the OCIC.
Reading Housing Authority congratulates the 2019 winners of the Outstanding Resident Awards!