(McLean, VA, December 1, 2017) – RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Hope Award recipients. The Hope Awards will be presented at RESOLVE’s 20th Annual Night of Hope Gala on December 4, at the Edison Ballroom in New York City. As the organization that supports and provides a voice for all people challenged in their family building journey, RESOLVE established the Hope Awards to recognize professionals, companies, volunteers, and the media who truly impact those struggling to build a family.
The 2017 Hope Award recipients are:
- Barbara Eck Founders Award – Church and Dwight Co., Inc. the makers of First Response
- Hope Award for Achievement – Kevin Doody, MD
- Hope Award for Service – Jen Soch
- Hope Award for Advocacy – USA Today
- Hope Award for Advocacy – Ferring Pharmaceuticals Government Affairs Office
- Hope Award for Best Blog – The 2 Week Wait – Jennifer (Jay) Palumbo
- Hope Award for Access – Starbucks
RESOLVE is proud to recognize our Hope Award recipients for their dedication to ensuring that all people challenged in their family building journey reach resolution through being empowered by knowledge, supported by community, united by advocacy, and inspired to act, said Barbara Collura, President/CEO, RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.
The Night of Hope brings together more than 450 leaders and influencers in the family building community to “party for a purpose” and help make access to care a reality. Past Hope Award honorees include Bill and Giuliana Rancic, The View, National Public Radio, Self Magazine, CNN Anchor Alisyn Camerota, The Bob Woodruff Foundation, and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.
For press information in regard to covering the Night of Hope event, contact Andy Schwarz at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the Night of Hope and the Hope Award recipients, visit www.resolve.org/nightofhope.
RESOLVE gratefully acknowledges the 2017 Night of Hope Big Apple sponsors: EMD Serono, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, IntegraMed Fertility, Merck, and Shady Grove Fertility.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association is a national nonprofit patient advocacy organization. One in eight U.S. couples of childbearing age has trouble conceiving or carrying a pregnancy to term. Founded in 1974, RESOLVE provides free support groups in more than 200 communities; is the leading patient advocacy voice; and serves as the go-to organization for anyone challenged in their family building. For more information, visit www.RESOLVE.org.