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The most recent winning agency is Judith Karman Hospice.
The Stillwater Area United Way established the Bennett Basore Award in 2002. The first recipient was the LIFE Adult Day Center. Following winners include: Mobile Meals, Mission of Hope, Stillwater Domestic Violence, The Stillwater Community Health Center,Payne County Youth Services, The Saville Center, and The American Red Cross.
To honor the late Bennett Basore, a former United Way Board member whose leadership in establishing the local UW accreditation procedure insures accountability to donors, proper utilization of funds and compliance with state, federal & United Way regulations
It is awarded annually to a local UW agency at the conclusion of the Allocation hearings.
A plaque with Bennett Basore’s picture and tags for each winner will reside in the United Way office and the winning agency will receive a personalized plaque to hang in their office, along with a $1,000 stipend