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Eheart receives “In Harmony with Hope” Award

Elfenworks Foundation : September 20, 2011

"In Harmony with Hope" AwardBrenda Eheart received the 2011 In Harmony with Hope Award in a ceremony in Burlingame, California on September 20, 2011. Sponsored by Elfenworks Foundation, the award honors the accomplishments of leaders  who are providing inspiration and hope in the face of difficult times.

This is the fifth year that Elfenworks has presented this award.  Other 2011 In Harmony with Hope Award winners are Jim McCorkell of Admission Possible, St. Paul, MN, and Bill Milliken of Communities In Schools, Washington, DC.

 

Eheart named a White House “Champion of Change”

White House : June 7, 2011

White House "Champion of Change" Award

Brenda Krause Eheart was highlighted as a “Champion of Change” by the Obama Administration on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in a ceremony in New Orleans. She participated with administration officials and other champions in a roundtable discussion on best practices to foster community service to effect social change. (more…)

 

Strong Communities Competition Finalist

Community Matters : September 22, 2010

Community Matters - Finalist

Generations of Hope Development Corporation was a finalist in Ashoka’s 2010 Changemaker’s Competition. GHDC’s entry, The Transformative Power of Intergenerational Community Living, was one of eight finalists.

Read the full story on the Changemakers website.

 

AARP Inspire Award

AARP : December 1, 2009

AARP Inspire AwardBrenda Krause Eheart was honored with a 2010 Inspire Award by AARP, which salutes “outstanding individuals who are using their energy, creativity, and passion to make the world a better place.”

Read the full story on the AARP website.

 

Purpose Prize

Civic Ventures / Encore.org : October 1, 2009

PurposePrizeIn October 2009, Generations of Hope’s founder Brenda Krause Eheart was named a Purpose Prize Fellow by Civic Ventures.

Read the full story on the Civic Ventures website.

 

Ashoka Fellow

Ashoka : December 5, 2008

ashoka-tree-txpIn December 2008, Generations of Hope’s founder Brenda Krause Eheart was named an Ashoka Fellow and inducted into a worldwide fellowship of social entrepreneurs by Ashoka: Innovators for the Public.

Read the full story on the Ashoka website.

 

 

Heinz Award

Heinz Foundation : September 9, 2008

heinz-award-logoOn October 21, 2008 the Heinz Award in the Human Condition was awarded to Brenda Krause Eheart, the founder of Generations of Hope, for “finding a solution to the nation’s confounding issue of foster care adoption.”

Read the full story on the Heinz Foundation website.

 

Innovations in American Government Award

Harvard Kennedy School : April 15, 2006

Innovations AwardGenerations of Hope was a finalist for this award from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Read more about this award on the Ash Institute website.

 

Adoption Excellence Award

US Department of Health and Human Services : October 12, 2002

CB_logoBrenda Krause Eheart was selected as a recipient of an Adoption Excellence Award by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families.

Read the announcement on the Illinois Government News website.

 

Oprah’s Angel Network Use Your Life Award

Oprah's Angel Network : June 15, 2000

oprah angel network - use your life awardBrenda Krause Eheart was selected as a recipient of Oprah’s Angel Network Use Your Life Award.

Read the full story on the Angel Network website.