Category: IHH Honoree

Oppenheimer, Gary

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – ampleharvest.org

“’Tis a gift to be simple, ‘tis a gift to be free.” So begins the classic Shaker tune that comes to mind when one considers the simplistic beauty of AmpleHarvest.org, a national effort to easily connect America’s 42 million home gardeners who grow more food than they can eat or give away to friends, with
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Sandoval, Doniece

Social Entrepreneur Honoree - lavamae.org

Every Tuesday, the cerulean bus stops alongside the Main San Francisco public library. It stands there as a symbol of hope and possibility. And so much more. Run by Lava Mae, the bus is a mobile hygiene facility that is brought to the centers of San Francisco’s burgeoning homeless population. Six days a week, Lava
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Ziolkowski, Jim

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – buildon.org

“You have to confront your fears and you have to ask yourself: What am I willing to do to make a real difference in my community, my church, my country? I ask myself that every day.” Those are the words of Jim Ziolkowski, who in 1991 founded buildOn with a mission to “break the cycle
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Slutkin, Gary, MD

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – cureviolence.org

Gary Slutkin, MD is an epidemiologist who spent his early career working to eradicate AIDS, cholera, and TB in Africa through the World Health Organization (WHO). After a decade of grueling work, he decided he needed a break, and returned to his hometown of Chicago and a position at the University of Illinois at Chicago
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