2021 Partner In Hope Award Winner
UR Medicine Psychiatric Ambulatory Team
The first East House Partners in Hope award was presented in 1986, and since that time, more than 250 individuals and organizations have received this honor. The Partners in Hope designation recognizes those whose professional and/or volunteer work supports East House’s mission to serve individuals in recovery. Without these Partners, East House would not be able to continue providing high quality programs and services to more than 1,500 individuals each year.
2021 Pinny Cooke Philanthropy Award Winner
In 2009, East House established the Pinny Cooke Philanthropy Award, in honor of our friend and supporter, the Honorable Pinny Cooke, to recognize individuals who have provided extraordinary philanthropic support to the agency.
Throughout her career as a social worker, New York State Assembly member, community volunteer and grants chair for the Louis S. and Molly B. Wolk Foundation, Pinny demonstrated her compassion and generosity to thousands of individuals in need of health and human services. In 1998, the East House Board of Directors elected Pinny Cooke an honorary board member and named the residential program for women in recovery the Pinny Cooke House in her honor.
2021 Phoenix Award
Presented for the first time ever in 2021, East House presents the Phoenix Award, which honors an individual who continues to inspire and reinforce others on their recovery journey. This award is established in honor of Sabrina May, a beloved East House Peer Supervisor who passed in the summer of 2021. Sabrina made an indelible impact on the recovery community for many years. We are honored to establish this award in memory of her and her self proclaimed emblem- a phoenix