Around the House: Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Moved by Fountain House’s mission and impact and by the significance of the Hilton Prize, Jerre and Mary Joy Stead led a $1.5 million Hilton Challenge Campaign.  They are well-suited to lead the effort.  Following the death of Jerre’s mother due to Alzheimer’s, their...
By Ashley Womble
The Hilton Humanitarian Prize carries with it a $1.5 million honorarium that will enable Fountain House to continue as a life-changing catalyst for people living with mental illness here in New York City, in the United States and around the world.  Dr. Shekar Saxena and Kenn DudekPoor...
By Betty Eastland
The following speech was given by Fountain House member Betty Eastland at the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Ceremony on October 27th. Betty EastlandWhen I was 22 I found myself struggling in college. I sought help, but when I spoke to a therapist about my abuse history, I experienced...
By Kenneth J. Dudek
The following speech was given by President Kenn Dudek at the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Ceremony on October 27th. Kenn DudekGood evening.  Along with everybody from Fountain House and Clubhouse International I am very happy to be here tonight.I’d like to thank the Hilton...
By Betty Eastland , By Ashley Womble
On the evening of Monday, October 27th, at a very elegant ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria, Fountain House was honored with the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize of $1.5 million.Previous Hilton Prize winners, international dignitaries, and leaders from the humanitarian and human rights fields were...
By Ashley Womble
In honor of World Mental Health Day on October 10th, Fountain House urges everyone to make mental health a priority in their lives and in their community. As the first mental health organization to be awarded the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, Fountain House/Clubhouse International has...

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