EmblemHealth Honors non-profits at Second “Commitment to Care Lecture and Award Series”
EmblemHealth, the largest New York-based health insurer, honored seven nonprofit organizations during the second installment of its “Commitment to Care Lecture and Award Series” this past Mon., May 6th at Ginny’s Supper Club at Red Rooster of Harlem.
The Commitment to Care program recognizes nonprofit organizations that exemplify a commitment to providing care, services and support to the residents of New York City.
EmblemHealth hosts the evening reception, lecture and awards ceremony to celebrate the organizations and provide nonprofit leaders with strategic insight they can use to strengthen their impact in the community.
Evan M. Kingsley, president of The Whelan Group, presented key characteristics to being an effective nonprofit organization, which include: visionary leadership, the ability to meet real needs, thoughtful planning and strategic partnerships, effective communications and fiscal responsibility.
Following the lecture by Kingsley, honorees were recognized by EmblemHealth representatives and presented with an award by Earl “The Pearl” Monroe.
“EmblemHealth and these nonprofit organizations share an unwavering commitment to the Harlem community,” said David Mahder, Vice President, Marketing and Communications at EmblemHealth and the event’s master of ceremonies. “It’s our honor to recognize their preserving spirit, dedication and contributions to the people they serve.”
The evening’s awards and honorees were:
• Commitment to Care Award for Promoting the Success of Young Children
Harlem Children’s Zone
• Commitment to Care Award for Enriching the Creative Spirit of Children
Harlem School of the Arts
• Commitment to Care Award for Building a Healthy Community through HIV/AIDS Prevention
• Commitment to Care Award for Nurturing Harlem’s Youth in Medicine
The Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine
• Commitment to Care Award for Preserving and Strengthening Families Harlem Dowling – West Side Center for Children and Family Services
• Commitment to Care Award for Providing Mental Health and Educational Services in Harlem
Northside Center for Child Development
• Commitment to Care Award for Empowering LGBT Older Adults
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)