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Annual Awards Celebration

This fun, annual celebration recognizes local organizations and individuals for their contributions to the community and United Way Awards are given out in a variety of categories. Check out below to see some of our new awards and nominees for this year! For pictures of last years event, click here.    

2019 EVENT DETAILS

  • Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Santa Barbara Hilton Beachfront Resort, Reagan Room
  • Tickets: $100

Join us in this years celebration with dinner, drinks, and dancing!

For tickets please click the button below. 

 

 

2019 AWARD NOMINEES

UNITED FOR LITERACY PARTNER OF THE YEAR
  • Carpinteria School District

  • Goleta Union School District

  • Hope School District

  • People's Self Help Housing 

COMMUNITY IMPACT PARTNER OF THE YEAR
  • Family Service Agency

  • Habitat for Humanity Santa Barbara

  • Salvation Army

  • Santa Barbara Foodbank

FUN IN THE SUN PARTNER OF THE YEAR
  • Assistance League

  • Cottage Health

  • Everybody Dance Now

  • Santa Barbara Unified School District

SPIRIT OF GIVING AWARD

Criteria: Increase in giving through a workplace campaign.

  • AGIA - Affinity Services

  • City National Bank

  • Cottage Health

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

  • Seymour Duncan Corporation

SPOTLIGHT AWARD

Criteria: Increase in number of donors and participation rate through a workplace campaign. 

  • Bartlett, Pringle and Wolf LLP

  • Community West Bank

  • Cottage Health

  • Northrup Grumman

  • Seymour Duncan Corporation

  • Westmont College

EXTRAORDINARY NEWCOMER AWARD

Criteria: New Partnership that embraces United Way with a spirit of philanthropy.

  • Log Me In

  • Procore

  • Sonos

  • Zia Group

LIVE UNITED AWARD

Criteria: A campaign that embobies the motto "give, advocate, volunteer".

  • City National Bank

  • Damitz, Brooks, Nightingale, Turner, & Morrisset, CPA's

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

  • Goleta Sanitary District

  • Montecito Bank & Trust

  • UCSB

  • Union Bank

  • Westmont College

MOST OUTSTANDING CAMPAIGN
  • AGIA - Affinity Services

  • City National Bank

  • Cottage Health

  • County of Santa Barbara

  • ExxonMobil

  • Marborg Industries

  • Montcito Bank & Trust

  • UCSB

OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP IN THE WORKPLACE
  • AGIA - Affinity Services

  • Cottage Health

  • County of Santa Barbara

  • Montecito Bank & Trust

  • UCSB

OUTSTANDING EMPLOYEE CAMPAIGN MANAGER
  • Mei-Ling Fry - AGIA

  • Kristy Schmidt - City of Santa Barbara

  • Kitty Ryan - Community West Bank

  • Kevin Nelson - Cottage Health

  • Laura Romano - Goleta Sanitary District

  • Brianna Aguilar - Montecito Bank & Trust

  • Suzy Plott - UCSB

  • Reed Sheard - Westmont College

 

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

   

 

              

 

 

          

 
Bobbi and Paul Didier

 

 

               

        

 

 

 


LAST YEARS EVENT

Thank you to our partners, donors, and volunteers who made last year a success!

Click here to view photos from the 95th Annual Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 Annual Awards Winners!

  1. United for Literacy Partner of the Year: Maurene Donner

  2. Community Impact Partner of the Year: Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara

  3. Fun in the Sun Partner of the Year: Assistance League of Santa Barbara

  4. Outstanding Leadership in the Workplace: Cottage Health

  5. Outstanding Employee Campaign Manager: Carmela Arstill (UCSB)

  6. Outstanding Division Award - Education: UCSB

  7. Outstanding Division Award - Public: Goleta Sanitary District

  8. Outstanding Division Award - Business: Aera Energy

  9. Outstanding Division Award - Finance: Montecito Bank & Trust

  10. Most Outstanding Employee and Corporate Campaign: AGIA Affinity Service 

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