Bill and Melinda Gates, Co-Chairs,
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. They will receive the Spirit
of Helen Keller Award for
their transformational leadership, work on reducing
malnutrition, and focus on empowering women. Melinda will
attend to accept the award on their behalf.
Dr. David Nabarro, United
Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Ebola will
receive the Helen
Keller Humanitarian Award in
recognition of his tireless efforts to position malnutrition
as a central issue within the development dialogue, and to
ensure an effective response to Ebola.
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This will be a special evening celebrating
progress and shining a light on what we can all do to
provide opportunity, hope and a chance for a better life to
Helen Keller International was founded in
1915 by George Kessler, a wealthy wine merchant and survivor
of the sinking of the Lusitania with Helen Keller and
William Nelson Cromwell, founder of Sullivan & Cromwell, as
founding Board members.
Today, we are a leading international
nonprofit organization headquartered in the United States
that works to save the sight and lives of the world’s most
vulnerable and disadvantaged by preventing blindness and
reducing malnutrition. Working in 22 countries, including
the United States, HKI is a rising star in global
development and is ranked among the most effective charities
in the global aid community, earning the highest four-star
Charity Navigator rating. Many of our flagship programs are
globally recognized as among the most cost-effective in
public health. Funds
raised will help advance our mission and help nearly 300
world is full of suffering, but as long as we have people
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