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Awards & Recognition

Recognition Videos

The following are videos recognizing America’s Grow-a-Row and our President and Founder, Chip Paillex.

Ford Go Further Every Day Hero Video

CNN Heroes: Chip Paillex and America’s Grow-a-Row

Take Part Video on America’s Grow-a-Row

Chip Paillex TEDxMorristown: What’s your passion?


The following awards have been presented to Chip Paillex and America’s Grow-a-Row:
  • National Employee Choice GSK IMPACT Award, 2018
  • New Jersey Association of Student Councils State Charity, 2017-2018
  • Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award, 2017
  • Farm Credit East Fresh Perspectives Award
  • TEDx Morristown Presenter, 2015
  • Team Walker Leo Zatta Award, 2015 
  • CNN Hero, 2014
  • Ford Motor Company Go Further Everyday Hero, 2014
  • Impact 100 Garden State $100,000 Award, 2014
  • Hunterdon County’s Top 10 Movers & Shakers, 2014
  • Shop Rite of Hunterdon County Community Service Recognition, 2014
  • MLK Drum Major for Service Award Raritan Valley Community College, 2014
  • Edible Jersey 2012 Local Hero Non-Profit Award
  • Bank of America Neighborhood Excellence Initiative Local Hero Award, 2011
  • Appointment to New Jersey Hunger Prevention Advisory Committee, 2011
  • Governor’s New Jersey Hero Honor, 2010
  • Russ Berrie Making a Difference Grand Prize Award, 2010
  • Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Good Neighbor of the Year, 2010
  • Acorn Montessori Community Leader Award, 2010
  • United Way Volunteer of the Year, 2008
  • National Jefferson Award, 2007
  • NORWESCAP Outstanding Community Service Award, 2007