LOUISVILLE

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) has been honored by New York Disaster Interfaith Services for its collaborative work in response to Superstorm Sandy. 

The NYDIS Partnership Award recognized PDA’s collaborative work in response to the disaster, particularly on assessments and documentation for volunteer housing 

Robert Foltz-Morrison, executive presbyter of New York City Presbytery, accepted the plaque accompanying the award at a Jan. 9 ceremony. 

Morrison also represented Presbyterian Hope in Action, a coalition of the “Avenue” churches in New York that provide hosting for volunteer groups that continue to come to the area to continue the recovery efforts from Superstorm Sandy.