The Orgullo Awards were established in 2001 to celebrate and recognize individuals and/or organizations for their contributions, achievements, and support to the Latino community. The “Orgullo de la Familia” award honors those individuals and /or organizations whose work and commitment have impacted the lives of the children and families served by the Coalition for Hispanic Family Services. In the spirit of partnership, they have supported our mission and have furthered our efforts to serve families in need. The “Orgullo de la Comunidad” award honors those individuals and /or organizations that best exemplify the pride of the community and spirit of giving. Their commitment to the Latino community has had a positive impact on the quality of life for Latino families. The “Nuestro Orgullo” legacy award honors those individuals and/or organizations that have had a lifetime commitment to improving the lives of Latino children and families in New York City.
Past Orgullo Award Recipients:
"Orgullo de la Familia" Award
2015 Lilly Leon Om Shanti Yoga, Inc.
Vanessa Polanco Verde Custom Flowers, Inc.
2010 Patricia White New York Community Trust
2006 Elba Montalvo Committee for Hispanic Children and Families
2006 Richard Allen American Corporate Benefits
2005 Luz Towns Miranda, Ph.D.
2004 Robin Hood Foundation
2002 David Gould United Hospital Fund
2001 Jose Nazario Coalition for Hispanic Family Services
“Orgullo de la Comunidad” Award
2015 DBI Projects
2010 Gordon J. Campbell United Way of New York City
Paul Levine Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
2006 Zarela Martinez Restaurateur
Jeanette Ruiz, Esq. NYC Administration for Children’s Services
2005 Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
Wilson Martinez Del Rio Inroads, Inc.
2004 Rita DiMartino City University of New York
Dolores Fernandez, Ph.D. Hostos Community College
Gilbert Rivera Park Avenue Building and Roofing Supplies
2002 Pegine Echevarria Motivational Speaker
Frank Gomez Philip Morris Management Corporation
"Nuestro Orgullo" Award
2015 José Nazario Founding Board Member, CHFS