Barbara Drennen formed the Pediatric Interim Care Center (PICC), the first and only 24-hour non-profit center providing short-term specialized care for drug-exposed infants.
Debra Bonde founded Seedlings Braille Books for Children, which is dedicated to increasing literacy and providing high-quality, low-cost Braille books to children.
Child Aid, founded by Nancy Press, has grown to become a sophisticated clinic, outreach program and school (CORAL) serving thousands of children and adults in Latin America.
Thanks to over 26,000 people who logged on and voted for their favorite finalist and congratulations to Debra and her organization, Seedlings Braille Books for Children.
Nov 16, 2007 -- Barbara Drennen of Kent, Wash., founder of the Pediatric Interim Care Center, won the $25,000 grand prize at the Stand On A Better World Awards Nov. 15 in Wilmington, Del. Presenting the prize to Drennen were tennis legend Billie Jean King and Deborah Roberts of ABC News. King and Roberts were judges for this year's awards, sponsored by Mannington. The $25,000 will be donated to Pediatric Interim Care Center which provides short-term specialized care for drug-exposed infants.
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Grand Prize Award: $25,000
Two Category Awards: $10,000 each
Your Better World Award: $10,000
Each award recipient was the focus of an extensive PR campaign and featured in Mannington's 2008 Product Catalogs.
A Trip to Remember
Each winner and finalist, plus a guest was invited to Philadelphia for an awards dinner in November and enjoy a well-deserved weekend on the town! The Ceremony is Nov. 15, 2007 in Philadelphia, PA.
The esteemed judges presiding over the 2007 Stand on a Better World Awards included: