Thursday, January 16, 2014

LISC Honors Red Cross for Sandy Recovery

Pictured L-R: Brad Gair, director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations; Denise Scott, executive vice president for programs, LISC; and Josh Lockwood, CEO, American Red Cross Greater New York Region.
More than a dozen organizations, including the American Red Cross, were honored at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) 12th Annual Big Apple Innovation Awards on Jan. 15, 2014. The theme for the event was "The Heart of NYC.” LISC honored groups that helped people affected by Superstorm Sandy and continue to practice community development throughout New York City.

Josh Lockwood, CEO, Red Cross Greater New York Region and Jessica Pavone, Red Cross senior director, Long Term Recovery New York State, represented the Red Cross.

“We’re proud to stand alongside such strong community partners like LISC and the other honorees who are making a difference for people affected by Sandy,” Lockwood said.

Brad Gair, director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Housing Recovery Operations (HRO), accepted the Emergency Relief Community Partners Award on behalf of HRO and the following community partners: AAFE Community Development Fund, American Red Cross Greater New York Region, Astella Development Corporation, Brighton Neighborhood Association, Environmental Contractors Association, Fifth Avenue Committee, The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, MHANY Management, Inc., NHS of East Flatbush, Northfield Community LDC, Ocean Bay CDC, The Robin Hood Foundation and Zone A New York.

 For more photos, visit the Red Cross Greater New York Flickr page.

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