Wellspring Family Services is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 annual Wellspring Community Awards. Each year, seven outstanding Wellspring supporters are selected to receive an award, which recognizes individuals, corporations and community partners who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to advancing Wellspring’s mission in King County.
“For the past 12 years, it has been such an honor to have the opportunity to recognize – and sincerely thank – an influential group of supporters and friends who have played a significant role in our ability to change lives,” commented Ruthann Howell, Wellspring President/CEO. “This year, it is an honor to share our gratitude publically for several friends who have gone above and beyond – some for more than a decade – to help children and families experiencing crisis in our community to triumph over trauma, and take the next step forward.”
The 2014 Wellspring Community Award recipients include:
Community Partner Award: Dr. Ben Danielson, Seattle Children’s Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
Corporate Partner Award: Seattle Center Monorail
Distinguished Service Award: Samuel Taylor
Founder’s Award: Russ Young
Kids Helping Kids Child Philanthropy Award: Red Wagon Toys, Madison Park
Table Hosts of the Year: The Sumption-Broas Family
Volunteer of the Year Award: Adelita Guerrero-Ortiz, Wellspring Family Services Baby Boutique
Profiles of this year’s recipients and their stories of service will be covered throughout October and November on the Wellspring Powerful Change blog, and on its Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.
This year’s recipients join a cohort of more than 100 Wellspring donors, volunteers, and partners who have been previously recognized for their unwavering support and dedication to the 4,000 children and families that Wellspring serves each year.