On May 14, 2016, Daniel Leger was awarded the 2016 Shore-Whitehill Award honoring his outstanding volunteer work. Mr. Leger was nominated by Congregation Dor Hadash, of which he is an active member. The Shore-Whitehill Award was presented during Dor Hadash’s Shabbat morning service, which was followed by a festive luncheon.
The Shore-Whitehill Award, created in 1996, is named for Robert Whitehill and the late Barbara Shore and celebrates volunteers who promote inclusion of people with disabilities in the fabric of Jewish life through advocacy or direct service to individuals and families. The award is given annually by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and Jewish Residential Services.