Announcing the 2016 Social Justice Award recipients

We are happy to announce this year’s award recipients:

Community Award: Habitat For Humanity/Restore

Student Organization: Habitat For Humanity at Urbana High School

Student Individual: Jason Yue, co-director and mentor with iHelp

Community Individual: Robert King, Senior Assistant Director in Family & Graduate Housing

Partnership Award: Assistant Principal Jill Johnson for McKinley/Garden Hills Elementary School Food Pantry

This year’s Foundation’s Social Justice Awards banquet will be on Saturday, May 7. A fitting celebration given McKinley’s storied history in social justice and human service, the event will honor student and community groups and individuals, beginning with a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30. Each of the awards is accompanied by a $500 gift to the organization of the recipient’s choosing or to the organization or group selected.