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Awards and Recognition
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, to Executive Director Peggy Dolan, from the Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, honoring her deep and ongoing commitment to helping families in need


  • MassMutual Citizenship Award, with Entertainment Cruises, from the Philadelphia Business Journal, for an inspirational partnership between a business and nonprofit that is making a difference in the community


  • Trocaire Award from Gwynedd Mercy Academy, awarded to Peggy Dolan, for exemplifying the qualities of leadership and mercy
  • Benjamin Rush Award from the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society for advancing the cause of mental health


  • Peggy Dolan invited to take part in a summit held by the Pennsylvania Consortium for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs


  • Peggy Dolan appointed to serve as member of the Pediatric Palliative and Hospice Care Task Force/Patient and Family Issues Sub-Committee by Estelle Richman, Secretary of Health and Welfare, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Community Catalyst Award from Dunleavy & Associates for inspirational efforts on behalf of families in crisis
  • Viktor Frankl Humanitarian of the Year Award, including a $10,000 contribution, from the National Association of Home Care and Hospice, Washington, DC
  • Great Friend to Kids Award from the Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia
  • Libris Society Award, Charter Member, presented to Peggy Dolan by Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, for living the motto of faith, scholarship, and charity
  • Community Leadership Award for vision, compassion, and resolve from the Blue Bell, PA, Rotary Club
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Award from the Wissahickon, PA, Faith Community Association in recognition of the work of the Fund and the efforts of Peggy Dolan in developing the Fund
  • Hometown Hero Award from the Philadelphia 76ers
  • 2004 National Caring Award and induction to the Frederick Douglass Museum and Hall of Fame for Caring Americans on Capitol Hill by The Caring Institute in Washington, DC, to Peggy Dolan
  • Maxwell J. Schleifer Distinguished Service Award from Exceptional Parent Magazine and the Philadelphia Phillies
  • International IMPACT Award, including a $40,000 contribution, from GlaxoSmithKline, for small community-based organizations that excel in healthcare delivery and access
  • Women of Distinction Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal and the National Association of Women Business Owners awarded to Peggy Dolan
  • Community Service Award from the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Philadelphia/Delaware Valley Chapter
  • 11th Annual Make-A-Difference Day Award from the Courier Post, New Jersey.
  • Community Service Award from the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Philadelphia Chapter
2002, 2001, 2000
  • Reaching Out Provider Recognition Award from the Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • Award for Nonprofit Excellence, including a $5,000 contribution, from Eastern University, St. Davids, PA
  • Golden Trach Award from the Pennsylvania Ventilator Assisted Children's Home Program
  • Sixth Annual Community Excellence Tribute from the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce