2010 Purpose Prize Winners
Meet the grantees:
Once homeless, Barsema creates innovative online networks of social service agencies to ensure that people in need get the help they require quickly, efficiently and effectively.
Childs improves the lives of vulnerable children and their families in Tanzania by creating farming cooperatives, building classrooms and opening clinics.
Since Gordon connected the asthma that plagued her low-income community to the pollution of the nearby port, she has fought to improve the area’s environmental health.
In the midst of a housing crisis, Killingsworth helps homeowners avoid foreclosure by negotiating with banks for more favorable terms on mortgages.
Judith B. Van Ginkel
Van Ginkel leads a program that provides in-home services for first-time, at-risk mothers – including parenting support – to improve the lives of young families.