Awards & Honors

2014:

Outstanding Member Award from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans to The Doe Fund

Teacher of the Year from the New York Association for Continuing Education to Liz McEntee DeCecco, Associate Director of Education, Computer Training & Reporting

2013:

Bonnie Potter Workforce Staff Award from the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) to Lorenzo Aponte

Outstanding Teacher Award from the New York Association for Continuing / Community Education to Peter Lyon (Ready, Willing & Able staff member)

"Nonprofit of the Year" at the New York Enterprise Report Small Business Awards

The Citizens Against Recidivism's William Eric Waters Bridge Builder Award to William Brown (Director of Criminal Justice and Drug Testing)

El Diario La Prensa's EL Award to Felipe Vargas (Executive Director of Programs)

Presidential Round Table Peer Leader to Terrence Coffie (Ready, Willing & Able Graduate and Doe Fund staff member)

Iona Mission and Ministry award to Liz Dececco (Associate Director of Education & Computer Training)

2012:

Barbara S. Kleiman Awards from the Barbara S. Kleiman Fund to Anthony White (Doe Fund transportation services) and Abeeku Mumin (Senior Graduate Services Advisor)

Bridge Builder Award from Citizens Against Recidivism to Thomas Popowich

Student of the Year Award from the New York Association for Continuing / Community Education to Craig Hall (Ready, Willing & Able graduate)

2011:

Jerome Belson Humanitarian of the Year Award from Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York to George McDonald

Citizen's Award for Social Action from Citizens Against Recidivism to Shawanda Whitfield (Case Manager at The Doe Fund and Ready, Willing & Able graduate)

Program Participant Achievement Award from the NYC Employment & Training Coalition to David Malterre (Ready, Willing & Able graduate)

The Doe Fund selected for the Social Impact Exchange's S&I 100, an index of country's top nonprofits creating social impact.

2010:

Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Hobart and William Smith Colleges to George and Harriet McDonald

Bridge Builder Award from Citizens Against Recidivism to Anthony McFadden (Criminal Justice Coordinator)

Barbara S. Kleiman Award from NYC Department of Homeless Services to Duane Fagan for Outstanding Client Achievement (Ready, Willing & Able graduate)

2009:

Citizens' Award from Citizens Against Recidivism to Felipe Vargas (Director of Programs)

2008:

William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research to George McDonald

Honor of Hope Award from the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives

"Spirit of Service" Award from St. John's University to George McDonald

2006:

Neighborhood Achievement Award from New York City Small Business Services

Community Hall of Fame from Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21

2004:

Liberty Medal from New York Post

1999:

Best Practices Award from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development