Samaritan Award Recipients

2008 Country Cares for St. Jude Kids

Launched in 1989, Country Cares for St. Jude Kids is one of the most successful fundraising events in America, raising over $345 million for the kids of St. Jude.

2006 Gulf Coast Broadcasters and Local Broadcasters Nationwide

Gulf Coast Broadcasters provided unwavering strength and service before, during and after Hurricane Katrina. Broadcasters from across the U.S. galvanized into action to raise millions of dollars and essential supplies for hurricane victims.

2005 Dennis J. FitzSimons

Firmly rooted to the Chicago community, FitzSimons’ active involvement in numerous charitable organizations demonstrate his commitment to building stronger communities and helping people in need.

2004 Tom Joyner

Tom Joyner is a true Samaritan in the broadcasting industry, using his boundless energy and star-power to improve the quality of life for millions of Americans.

2002 Mary Hart

Mary Hart has used her celebrity as one of the most recognized personalities on television to actively assist charities committed to improving the lives of children.

2001 The Amber Plan Participants

The Amber Plan demonstrates how the ubiquitous power of broadcasting can be harnessed to serve the public good in a way no other industry can replicate.

2000 Children's Miracle Network

1999 Don Imus

Don Imus’ ongoing dedication to charities that benefit the youth of America has raised over $50 million. For many children, Don Imus truly is a Samaritan.







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