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Recognition and Awards

2016 Volunteer Awards

Ambassador Award -This award was established in 2004 to honor a volunteer who represents the medical center with a consistently positive attitude towards all patients, visitor and staff.
2016 Ambassador Award Recipient: Terry Morgan

Debby Henry Award - This award was established in 1996 in memory of Debby Henry, Volunteer Services Director from 1980 to 1995. It is awarded to one outstanding volunteer who has at least 5 years of service, a minimum of 500 hours and who best exemplifies the “spirit of volunteerism.”
2016 Debby Henry Award Recipient: Irving Rose

Evening Stars, Weekend Wonders Award - This award, established in 2009, is given to a volunteer who has contributed a minimum of 100 hours, and shown commitment and positive attitude to “shine a light” on patients during the evening and weekend hours.
2016 Evening Stars, Weekend Wonders Award Recipient: Yasa Baig, Mukund Desibhatla, Cameron Sullivan

Jack Arvedon Award - This award was established in 2001 and is given to a volunteer who has contributed a minimum of 100 hours, shown the most flexibility, commitment and positive attitude over the year.
2016 Jack Arvedon Recipient: Arline Broberg and Patricia Giglio

Rose Award - The Rose Award was established in 2004 in honor of Rose Finkelstein and is awarded to an outstanding volunteer contributing to new mothers and/or newborns. The volunteer must have volunteered a minimum of 5 years.
2016 Rose Award Recipient: Stacy Mazzarella

Special Recognition – (Not awarded every year)- criteria is exceptional volunteerism.
2016 Special Recognition Recipient: Lindsay Agosonelli, Evelyn Mellett and Katie O’Connor

Youth Leadership Award - This award was established in 2004 to formally acknowledge leadership and service by a volunteer 18 or under. They must have volunteered for at least 1 year, contributed a minimum of 100 hours and exemplify leadership skills and act as a role model for other volunteers.
2016 Youth Leadership Recipients: Iman Ali and Sydni Britton

Contact Information

Volunteer Services
Shannon Lawson, Program Coordinator
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Gryzmish 210
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-3026
sklawson@bidmc.harvard.edu