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ALUMNI NEWS: Hal Donaldson inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame

Published on Apr 19, 2017 by Evangel University Alumni

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. ­— Convoy of Hope President Hal Donaldson was inducted into the Missouri Public Affairs Hall of Fame on April 13 2017. The hall honors individuals, who through their academic, personal or professional achievements, demonstrate active civic engagement to improve the lives of others.

“These honorees are exemplary examples of individuals who use their skills and abilities to effect positive change on people from around the world,” said Missouri State President Clifton M. Smart III. “They exemplify the characteristics of ethical leadership, community engagement and cultural competence. The state of Missouri, our nation and the world are better because of these individuals.”

Other inductees include Maxine Clark, Ann Covington, Judith Rowland and Langston Hughes.

Donaldson thanked the local community for its collective involvement in bringing hope to people in need.

“The compassion and generosity of people in the Ozarks has helped make Convoy of Hope what it is today,” said Donaldson. “It is a privilege to be a part of this community.”

About Convoy of Hope

Convoy of Hope, a faith based organization founded in 1994, has a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 13 consecutive years. In the last 22 years, Convoy of Hope has served more than 80 million people.

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Convoy of Hope, 330 S. Patterson, Springfield, MO 65802 United States