The Awesome Awards - Nominations

Anthony Cody
NOMINEE

Nominated by Anna
March 27, 2017
An ex-addict turns away from a crime-filled past to seek positive changes in his borough of the South Bronx. Through the opening of Tony Bargains Basement Thrift Store and Community Outreach Center, Anthony J. Cody uses his knowledge of drug sales and gang operations in an attempt to rid his block of crime. 'Tony Bargains' Helps Bronx's Needy Anthony Cody, a former inmate and homeless drug addict known as Tony Bargains, has turned a crack house on Boston Road into a thrift store for the needy. https://www.nytimes.com/video/nyregion/100000002633000/tony-bargains-helps-bronxs-needy.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TChqy_ccbW4 https://twitter.com/amyvirshup/status/420222711550316544 http://www.wfuv.org/content/tony-bargains-drug-addict-turned-altruistic-store-owner https://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/05/nyregion/former-crack-addict-calls-thrift-store-his-calling-and-salvation.html?_r=0 https://vimeo.com/115690829 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mWdAxfKQUA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3elmm9tT-no https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNBJTCkyGlw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tx-aSzEp5xI Tony Bargains: Drug Addict Turned Altruistic Store Owner [Photo: Frank Chaparro, WFUV News. 512 E. 187 Bronx NY 10458 Anthony Cody