Celebrating 48 Years of Service at Philmont Country Club
Honoring our amazing volunteers and
Sue Daugherty, RD LDN & MANNA
RSVP Philadelphia Community Leadership Award recipient
MANNA is a leader in evidence-based nutrition services, bringing together dietitians, chefs, drivers, and thousands of volunteers to cook and deliver nutritious, medically appropriate meals and provide nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease, and HIV/AIDS. From hands-on cooking classes and nutrition counseling to the delivery of 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, MANNA provides nourishment, hope, and healing to the Greater Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey, and beyond.
Sue joined MANNA in December 1999, as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Sue was instrumental in their shift from providing comfort and care to those dying from AIDS into an organization helping people with over 70 different illnesses win the fight of their life through nutrition counseling and home-delivered medically appropriate meals.
At MANNA, Sue has held several positions, including Director of Nutrition and Client Services, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, and in 2014, Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Sue has appeared on television and been quoted extensively in the press, always promoting her belief that food is medicine.
Sue has presented MANNA’s work at conferences and meetings across the United States including the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Harvard University’s Food as Medicine Symposium, Tulane University’s Health Meets Food: The Culinary Medicine Conference, and the Root Cause Coalition’s National Summit on Social Determinants of Health.
Other accolades include, the 2015 Jefferson College of Population Health Education Hero Award, Comcast’s Newsmakers selection, the Cancer Treatment Center’s America Caregiver Women of the Week Award, and Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders Award. Sue was also selected to the AACO Ryan White Planning Committee, a position she held from 2005 to 2007.