FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Habitat for Humanity of Broward captured three Non-Profit Awards at the 9th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Award ceremony, presented by the Signature Grand in Davie and hosted by 2-1-1 Broward on on Feb. 22.
Marcia Barry-Smith, director of Community Outreach and Program Services for Habitat Broward, won the “Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lifetime Achievement” award.
Habitat Broward was awarded with the “Memorial Healthcare System Non-Profit Organization of the Year” award.
Additionally, Barbara Witte, director of Development & Marketing for Habitat Broward, received the “Sanford Institute of Philanthropy National Leadership Institute Development Executive of the Year” award.
“Receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award is a huge honor and I am grateful to 2-1-1 and its Leaders for this compliment of my work,” said Barry-Smith. “But it would be foolhardy for anyone to think we can rest on our laurels. There is still so much work to be done in all areas of need within our community.”
awards The Non-Profit Awards honors Broward County’s non-profit organizations and leaders for their dedication and impact on the community.
“We are very thankful to 2-1-1 Broward and its many partners and friends. They have helped us shine a much-needed spotlight on the affordable housing crisis in Broward County,”
said Nancy Robin, Habitat Broward’s Executive Director and CEO.
“Habitat for Humanity of Broward is honored, and we pledge to continue our work with even greater vigor…to make home possible for hard-working families.”
Last year, Robert Taylor Jr., Habitat Broward’s Board Chair, won the “NonProfit Board Leader of the Year” award.
Nancy Daly, Habitat Broward Women Build co-chair, won the same award in 2016.
“It was such an honor to be recognized by 2-1-1 Broward,” said Witte. “I feel very privileged to work with so many kind, caring people who want to make a difference in the lives of our residents.”
For more information about Habitat for Humanity of Broward call 954-396-3030, visit habitatbroward.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/HabitatBroward.