1. Monsignor Henry Gugino Organizational Service AwardNamed after Monsignor Henry Gugino, a passionate advocate for the poor who served in a director’s capacity at Catholic Charities for over 20 years, the Gugino Organizational Service Award recognizes the achievements of an agency or program that has provided exceptional service to homeless persons or toward the elimination of homelessness at its root causes in the past year.
2. Killian Vetter Individual Achievement AwardOne of the founders of the Erie County Commission on Homelessness and a longtime advocate for social justice, Killian Vetter passed away on October 25, 2008. This award recognizes the hard work, dedication, and special achievement of an individual who has worked on behalf of homeless and low-income persons. Individuals considered for the award may be professional service providers, volunteers, government officials, or any other person actively engaged in work to benefit homelessness persons or working toward the elimination of homelessness at its root causes.
3. Unsung HeroThis award would recognize someone who has done a considerable amount of work for the homeless working diligently behind the scene.
5. OtherIf you have a suggestion for an award, please send the homeless alliance your idea.
Nomination Forms are due November 17, 2017 at 5pm.
Homeless Alliance of WNY960 Main St.Buffalo, NY 14202Fax: 853-1750Email: email@example.com