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2016

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Support Staff of the Year” Service Above Self award to Pamela Newman, Abilities United Computer Education Manager

SARC “Outstanding Community Service & Support” to Linda Vargas, parent of an Abilities United Adult Services Participant and Abilities United volunteer

Palo Alto Community Advisory Committee for Special Education “Every Day Heroes” Sweet Heart award to Jamie Nugent, Respite Services

2015

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Support Staff of the Year” Service Above Self award to Lupe Arrizaga, Abilities United Children’s Services Occupational Therapist

SARC “Advocate of the Year” to Mike Aguilar, Abilities United Adult Services Participant and Abilities United Board Member

2014

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Support Staff of the Year” Service Above Self award to Marci Fay, Abilities United Adult Services Specialist

SARC “Recognition of Merit” to Art Resendez, Abilities United Adult Services Specialist

SARC “Recognition of Merit” to Bill Hall, a participant of Abilities United Adult Services

Hometown Media Award in the “Access-Able” category

Palo Alto Community Advisory Committee for Special Education “Every Day Heroes” Sweet Heart award to Executive Director, Lynda Steele; Computer Education Manager, Pamela Newman; After School Socialization Manager, Misty Accristo, and After School Socialization Specialist, Erica Davis each received the “Sweetheart”

2013

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Consumer of the Year” Service Above Self award to Martin Odian, a participant of Abilities United

SARC “Support Staff  of the Year” Service Above Self awarded to Jaclyn Frantangelo, Abilities United Job Developer

SARC “Outstanding Community Service and Support” Service Above Self awarded to Bud Rubin, Abilities United donor

SARC “Recognition of Merit” Service Above Self awarded to KidPower, Abilities United partner

Hometown Media Award in the “Access-Able” category

Association of Fundraising Professional (AFP) “Distinquished Volunteer Fundraiser Honoree” to Elizabeth Wolf, Abilities United volunteer and donor

2012

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Outstanding Community Service and Support” Service Above Self awarded to Abilities United Art Curator volunteer, Hellen Hsieh

SARC “Recognition of Merit” Service Above Self awarded to Michael Broadhurst, a participant of Abilities United

SARC “Community Resource of the Year” Service Above Self awarded to Community School of Music & Art, Abilities United partner

Wave Winner for video programming by/for differently abled

Palo Alto Community Advisory Committee for Special Education “Every Day Heroes” Sweet Heart award to Amir Badiei, Aquatic Services Instructor

2011

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC)  “Media Support of the Year” Service Above Self awarded to Andrea Throndson, Community Connections Coordinator

Wave Winner for video programming by/for differently abled

Bay Area Parent “Best of the Best” for Peninsula Special Needs Services

Marine Science Institute “Robert G. Brownlee Award” to Community Connections volunteers

2010

San Andreas Regional Center (SARC) “Service Provider of the Year” Service Above Self award to Abilities United

SARC “Support Staff of the Year” Service Above Self awarded to Jill Stanley, Abilities United Job Developer

SARC “Outstanding Community Service and Support” Service Above Self awarded to Abilities United Board member Heidi Feldman, M.D.

SARC “Consumer of the Year” Service Above Self award to Eriks Ramans, a lifelong participant of Abilities United

2009

Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce Tall Tree award for “Outstanding Nonprofit”

Wave Winner for video programming by/for differently abled

2008
San Mateo County “People Who Care” award received by Janel Astor, Director of Children’s Development
2007
San Mateo County “People Who Care” award received by Frank Sandoval, Associate Director of Children’s Development