2008 Distinguished Community Service Award

Final Call For Nominations!

Due by March 21, 2008

The United Hospital Fund needs your help in identifying candidates for our 2008 Distinguished Community Service Award, which will be presented at our Gala on Monday evening, October 6, 2008.

Who Qualifies

This annual award honors an individual whose voluntary leadership of a program or initiative has had a major impact on improving health care in New York. Candidates' contributions must be voluntary/unpaid, must be of significant magnitude, and must be identified with a specific health care project or initiative that improves the availability, affordability, or quality of health care services in New York City, especially services for disadvantaged, uninsured, or underinsured persons.

Previous Award Winners

Charles R. Bronfman, a philanthropist who is advancing the personalized medicine revolution through a new center at Mount Sinai Medical Center

Henry "Hank" Carter, a retired bank executive whose efforts are improving the quality of life of the physically challenged patients and residents of Coler-Goldwater Specialty Hospital and Nursing Facility

Rocco F. Andriola, an investment banker, who, as former chairman of the New York Organ Donor Network, has increased awareness about and participation in organ donation

Eleanor Hammerman, a hospital auxilian and volunteer whose vision established the Initiative for Women with Disabilities at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Click here to read about all previous award winners.

How to Submit a Nomination

Email the following information to dcsa@uhfnyc.org by March 21, 2008:

1) Candidate's full name, title, business affiliation (if any), address, and telephone number.

2) Description of the specific initiative, its significance, and its benefit to the community.
3) Summary of the candidate's role in the project or initiative, with particular reference to the contribution of voluntary leadership.

Nominations can also be mailed to:
Office of the President
United Hospital Fund
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, New York  10118
Phone:  (212) 494-0700
Fax:  (212) 494-0800

Thank you for your help in identifying the 2008 recipient of the United Hospital Fund's Distinguished Community Service Award.