The Alliance of Eastside Agencies gives individuals or organizations that have demonstrated outstanding dedication and vision in human services the recognition he/she/they ought to have. Award winners are nominated annually by AEA members.
Volunteer of the Year: Recognizes the important value volunteers bring to the human services sector in advocacy, service delivery or community organizing. Recipient is recognized with a $75 restaurant gift card.
Business of the Year: Recognizes the charitable actions that the business community brings to the human services sector through engaging its employees to "give back." Recipient is recognized on the AEA website, newsletters and brochure for one year.
Youth Volunteer: Recognizes the contributions of time and talent of young people to the human services sector and supports their philanthropic development. Recipient is awarded $100 for education/training through the Phil Noble scholarship fund.
Not-for-Profit Staff: Recognizes an outstanding staff person who tirelessly supports the mission of helping others and consistently exemplifies commitment, ethics and competency. Recipient awarded $100 for education/training through the Phil Noble scholarship fund.
Faith Organization: Recognizes the important partnership between the faith community and the human services sector by honoring an exceptional faith group which has taken action and done an outstanding community service to help those in need in our eastside community. Recognized on the AEA website, newsletters and brochures for one year.
Elected Official: Recognizes an elected official who has been a bold "catalyst for change" to better the understanding of, and support for, human services. Recipient recognized on the AEA website, newsletters and brochures for one year.