founder is a game changer

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:48

Oppenheimer honored by Huffington Post Newfoundland - founder Gary Oppenheimer was chosen by as one of the Huffington Post Game Changers for 2011. He was honored at the Game Changers event in New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Oppenheimer, a resident of West Milford, is the founder and executive director of, a national campaign that helps fight hunger in America while having a positive environmental impact by connecting backyard gardeners with food pantries in their local communities eager to accept their excess produce. "I’m delighted to let you know that we have chosen Gary Oppenheimer as a Huffington Post 2011 Game Changer -- one of the 100 innovators, leaders and artists who are changing the way we look at the world and the way we live in it." said Huffington in a message. "(We) would like to honor Gary for his pioneering work to raise awareness about hunger and his ground breaking, community-based approach towards alleviating it. Oppenheimer was among an impressive list of “Game Changers” including Dr. Mehmet Oz, Jamie Oliver, Kristen Wiig, Scott Ruden and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. To learn more about Oppenheimer, the campaign and Huffington Post’s Game Changers for 2011, visit