Category: 2010

Onie, Rebecca

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – healthleadsusa.org

About Health Leads By enabling doctors to write prescriptions to fill their patients’ basic resource needs, Health Leads envisions a health care system that addresses all patients’ basic resource needs as a standard part of quality care. College students volunteer to work with physician/nurse mentors to locate critically needed social resources for children visiting pediatric
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Haggerty, Rosanne

Social Entrepreneur Honoree – cmtysolutions.org

About Community Solutions Community Solutions strengthens communities by building partnerships, sharing innovations, and connecting vulnerable people to homes and support. It grew out of Common Ground, which helped house 5,000 individuals in and around New York. The area around Times Square experienced an 87% drop in homelessness after they rehabilitated their first property. Community Solutions
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Allen, Will

Social Entrepreneur Honoree - growingpower.org

About Growing Power From a 2.5-acre farm, located in the heart of Milwaukee, Growing Power is bringing healthy, low-cost, sustainable food to the “food deserts” of our nation’s urban centers, while educating a nation of the benefits of urban farming, and mitigating racism by empowering the minority communities they serve. Growing Power also runs numerous
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