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Awards & Recognition

Anchor House Receives Bank of America Neighborhood Builders Award

Anchor House has been named a Bank of America 2023 Neighborhood Builders awardee and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As one of Bank of America’s 2023 Neighborhood Builders, we will receive funding as well as leadership training for both Kim McNear, Executive Director, and Alashia Mays, Case Manager and emerging leader. Learn more about this award here

2020 – Artistic Expression Contest Winner

Mariana was selected by the Family and Youth Services Bureau’s Runaway and Homeless Youth Program as the winner of the 2020 Artistic Expression Contest. Her work “The Journey” was chosen by a panel of bureau representatives and youth from the youth advisory board. She received praise for her creative process and reflection upon life’s journey with three words of encouragement — respect, beauty and love. The contest empowered youth to use art as an outlet to express themselves and tell their stories. Award was recognized virtually.

2020 – Youth in Action Award Winner

Eric was presented with the National Safe Place Network Youth in Action Award in August. Awards were presented during the 2020 Virtual Conference. Eric had the opportunity to present a moving acceptance speech before being presented with his award and a letter of congratulations from the Anchor House Board of Directors.

2018 – Certificates of Appreciation

Anchor House and The Mercer Alliance to End Homelessness were recently honored by Turning Point United Methodist Church for our work in the community.

2018 – Cherish The Child Award
Christie Schweizer, 2018 Cherish The Child Award Honoree.
2017- Community Partner of the Year Award
Ben Thornton and Outreach EOF Award MCCC.
2017- Ted Hamway Scholarship Recipients
2017- Youth Leader of the Year Award Winner
Ted Hamway Scholarship Recipients.
Cornelia, our NJAYCF Youth Leader of the Year Award Winner.

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