2014 Goal

$900,000

23%

of Goal

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109 E. 9th Ave.
P.O. Box 308
Stillwater, Ok. 74076
Phone: 405-377-2161
Fax: 405-372-6122

 

 

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Bennett Basore Award

 

Who:

The most recent  winning agency is Judith Karman Hospice.

What:

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.

Why:

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
 

  • To recognize the strength of local agencies who follow the accreditation policies.
  • To bring attention to the values of United Way outside the campaign period.
  • To recognize the value-added component of volunteers from the UW board to the boards of each individual agency to the volunteers at each agency.

When:

It is awarded annually to a local UW agency at the conclusion of the Allocation hearings.

How:

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
 

  • The agency plaque and check is presented to the winning agency at a meeting of their board of directors.
  • The United Way Office issues a news release and a photo of the winning agency to include the agency director and volunteer board president as well as a UW Board representative.
  • The story of the winning agency's accomplishments is incorporated into the annual local video.
  • A representative of the winning agency makes a brief presentation at the Annual Meeting of the United Way Board of Directors to educate incoming board members and share best practices with other agencies.