Nora Lee Walker Foundation distributes Thanksgiving meal to Hilltop residents in need

The Nora Lee Walker Foundation is making sure that everyone in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood has a warm meal this Thanksgiving.

TACOMA, Wash. — Nora Lee Walker was one of the founding members of the Allen Pantry Food Bank at Allen A.M.E. Church. Always willing to lend a helping hand, Walker would dedicate almost half of her week to serve those in need in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, values she passed down to her granddaughter, LeNora Hawkins-Ponzo.

“She was the matriarch of the Hilltop community,” Ponzo recalled. “One of the things she instilled in us was to always feed people when they’re hungry.”

After Walker’s death

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