Megan Johnson – Federal Way, WA
Megan Johnson has accomplished more in her 19 years than most do in a lifetime. Though she endured 27 surgeries to correct a facial disorder, she has worked tirelessly to help those less fortunate in her community.
Jean Camfield – Port Townsend, WA
Jean Camfield not only helped to found and operate the East Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity Affiliate for many years, she completely revolutionized the organization’s funding model by opening the “Habitat Store.”
Peggy LaPorte – Federal Way, WA
In 1993, Peggy LaPorte recognized a need to help the homeless in South King County and founded FUSION. Seventeen years later, FUSION operates under Peggy’s guidance with an all-volunteer staff of over 200 to provide transitional housing to those in need.
Jim Theofelis – Seattle, WA
Jim Theofelis founded the Mockingbird Society in 2001, an organization that empowers youth in foster care to advocate for themselves. The goal of the Mockingbird Society is simple, yet innovative: Ask the youth who are in the foster care and kinship care system what can be done to improve it, and bring their voices to bear on social justice and change.
Ahndrea Blue – Seattle, WA
Through her work to establish a food bank in east Tacoma, Ahndrea and "The Making A Difference Foundation" have brought relief to those in need in this community and inspired many others to volunteer.
To read more about the winners and see the full press release from CityClub, click HERE
Winners will be profiled on Evening Magazine between March 28-April 1.
We hope to see you at the Jefferson Awards Breakfast on April 13th at the Space Needle! Go to www.SeattleCityClub.org/JeffersonAwards to purchase tickets.
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