Each year the Coalition for the Homeless receives nominations for the World Homeless Day Awards. This year, we received wonderful nominations from community members, partner agencies, local businesses and more! All of the nominees were incredibly deserving and while we wish we could award everyone, we are excited to announce the winners of the 2016 World Homeless Day Awards:

Achiever of the Year (Female): Loretta Ray, Salvation Army
Achiever of the Year (Male): Jay Jeanjaquet
Bridge Builder Award: Workforce Solutions
Business of the Year: Chase
Housing Partner of the Year: Villa Serena Communities
Media Champion Award: KHOU
Peg Dudar Individual Advocate Award: Kelli King-Jackson, The Simmons Foundation
Sally Shipman Service Provider Staff Award: Jordan Press, SEARCH Homeless Services
Services Partner of the Year: Houston Area Community Services
Spirit of Collaboration Award: Income Now Initiative