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STAR Award Winners

2014 STAR Award Winners

  • Duet: Partners in Health & Aging, Inc. (Phoenix, Arizona)
  • Island Volunter Caregivers (Bainbridge Island, Wash.)
  • Great River Area Faith in Action (Becker, Minn.)
  • Verde Valey Caregivers Coaliton (Sedona, Arizona)
  • Palmer Senior Citzens Center (Mat-Su Seniors) (Palmer, Alaska)
  • Cal A Ride (Ashevile, N.C.)
  • Vernon Volunter Drivers (Viroqua, Wis.)
  • VIP Rides (Fremont, Calif.)
  • Hearts and Hands (Akron, N.Y.)
  • Neighbors Who Care, Inc. (Sun Lakes, Arizona)
  • Medical Mobilty (Boulder, Colo.)
  • Seniors Asisted Services (Twin Falls, Idaho)
  • In Service of Seniors (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
  • Ride Connect (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)
  • At Home on the Sound (Mamaroneck, N.Y.)

2013 STAR Award Winners

  • Aging Matters in Brevard, Senior TranServe Program, Fla.
  • Kearsarge Area Council on Aging, Inc., N.H.
  • The Center for Volunteer Caregiving, N.C.
  • Jewish Federation & Family Services, Ore.ange County, Calif.
  • Town of Barnstable, Mass.
  • American Red Cross, Wis.
  • Central Iowa RSVP, Iowa
  • City of Oceanside, Calif.
  • Eastside Neighbors Volunteer Program, Ariz.
  • Veterans Helping Veterans Now, Colo.
  • Volunteer Assisted Transportation/Knoxville-Knox County CAC, Tenn.
  • Senior Support Program of the Tri Valley, Calif.
  • The Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson County RTA, Iowa

2012 STAR Award Winners

  • Elderly Opportunity Agency, Inc. (EOA) (Emmett, Idaho)
  • Partners In Care Maryland (Pasadena, Md.)
  • Transportation Assistance for Seacoast Citizens (TASC) (Hampton, N.H.)
  • TRIP (Riverside, Calif.)
  • Via (formerly known as Special Transit) (Boulder, Colo.)
  • Barron County Office on Aging (Barron, Wis.)
  • Catholic Community Services of Western Washington (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) (San Diego, Calif.)
  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors Volunteer Network (Cavalier, N.D.)
  • Pueblo of Acoma (Acoma, N.M.)
  • Rural Community Transportation, Inc. (St Johnsbury, Vt.)
  • St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc. (St. Augustine, Fla.)
  • The Mustard Seed Project of Key Peninsula (Vaughn, Wash.)
  • DOROT, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
  • Escorted Transportation Service Northwest (ETS/NW) (Arlington, Ill.)
  • Senior Resource Services (Greeley, Colo.)
  • Seniors' Resource Center (Denver, Colo.)
  • The Shepherd's Center of Kernersville (Kernersville, N.C.)

2011 STAR Award Winners

  • Community Partners in Caring (Santa Maria, Calif.)
  • FriendshipWorks (formerly known as MATCH-UP) (Boston, Mass.)
  • Senior Services (Seattle, Wash.)
  • College of Southern Idaho Office on Aging (Twin Falls, Idaho)
  • Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley (Lawrence, Mass.)
  • Grafton County Senior Citizens Council, Inc. (Lebanon, N.H.)
  • Na Hoaloha (Wailuku, Hawaii)
  • Avoylelles Public Transit (Marksville, La.)
  • Catholic Community Services of King County (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Community Concepts, Inc. (Auburn, Maine)
  • Faith in Action Caregivers (Austin, Texas)
  • Gateway Services ARC/Access Johnson County (Franklin, Ind.)
  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly (Hancock, Mich.)
  • Medical Motor Service of Rochester & Monroe County, Inc. (Rochester, N.Y.)
  • Prairie Hills Transit (Spearfish, S.D.)
  • Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service of South Palm Beach County (Boca Raton, Fla.)
  • Senior Helpline Services (Lafayette, Calif.)
  • Western-Washtenaw Area Value Express (WAVE) (Chelsea, Mich.)

2010 STAR Award Winners

  • Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County - Day Break Respite (San Jose, Calif.)
  • Ecumen dba Parmly LifePointes (Chisago City, Minn.)
  • Faith in Action Northern Plains (Valley City, N.D.)
  • Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit (West Bloomfield, Mich.)
  • Knoxville-Knox County CAC (Knoxville, Tenn.)
  • Meadowlink (Wood-Ridge, N.J.)
  • Palmer Senior Citizens Center, Inc. (Palmer, Alaska)
  • Ride Connection (Portland, Ore.)
  • St. Anselm's Cross-Cultural Community Center (Garden Grove, Calif.)
  • Surrey Services for Seniors (Berwyn, PA)
  • Brevard Alzheimers Foundation (Melbourne, Fla.)
  • Community Action of Orleans & Genesee (Albion, N.Y.)
  • Faith in Action Caregivers Inc. (Wheeling, VW)
  • Klickitat County Senior Services (Goldendale, Wash.)
  • Senior Services (Midland, Mich.)
  • La Vida Felicidad, Inc. (Socorro, N.M.)
  • Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital (Baltimore, Md.)
  • Via (formerly known as Special Transit) (Boulder, Colo.)
  • SilverRide, LLC (San Francisco, Calif.) (honor only)

2009 STAR Award Winners

  • CHEER, Inc., Sussex County Mobility (Georgetown, Del.)
  • City of Tamarac (Tamarac, Fla.)
  • Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis (Minnetonka, Minn.)
  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Jewish Family Service of San Diego (San Diego, Calif.)
  • Neighbor Ride, Inc. (Columbia, Md.)
  • Senior Helpline Services (Lafayette, Calif.)
  • St. Johns County Council on Aging, Inc. (St Augustine, Fla.)
  • Weber Human Services (Ogden, Utah)
  • A Helping Hand (Durham, N.C.)
  • Faith in Action of McHenry County (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
  • Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (Crystal Lake, Ill.)
  • Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. (Big Stone Gap, Va.)
  • Na Hoaloha (Wailuku, Hawaii)
  • Partners in Prime (Hamilton, Ohio)
  • Portales Senior Center (Portales, N.M.)
  • RSVP of Dane County, Inc. (Madison, Wis.)
  • Sheridan MiniBus (Sheridan, Wyo.)
  • Via (formerly known as Special Transit) (Boulder, Colo.)
  • V.N.A. Community Services (Galesburg, Ill.)
  • Western Community Action, Inc. (Marshall, Minn.)

2008 STAR Award Winners

  • Prairie Hills Transit (Spearfish, S.D.)
  • Seniors' Resource Center (Denver, Colo.)
  • YCCAC (Sanford, Maine)
  • Asian Community Center of Sacramento Valley (Sacramento, Calif.)
  • Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia, Inc. (Virginia Beach, Va.)
  • Delmarva Community Services Inc. (Cambridge, Md.)
  • Navajo Area Agency on Aging (Window Rock, Ariz.)

2007 STAR Award Winners

  • Macomb County Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers (Warren, Mich.)
  • Rum River Interfaith Caregivers, Inc. (Princeton, Minn.)
  • Faith in Action (Newberg, Ore.)
  • Faith in Action Community Connection (Ellsworth, Maine)
  • Faith in Action Health Coalition (Cavalier, N.D.)
  • Faith in Action of Greater Middletown (Middletown, N.Y.)
  • Faith in Action of Greater Winter Haven (Winter Haven, Fla.)
  • FriendshipWorks (formerly known as MATCH-UP) (Boston, Mass.)
  • Hermanos Franciscanos (Manati, Puerto Rico)
  • Neighbor to Neighbor (Manchester, Vt.)
  • Saint Anne's Mission (Ganado, Ariz.)
  • Volunteer Chore Services (Bellevue, Wash.)

2006 STAR Award Winners

  • HELP of Ojai (Ojai, Calif.)
  • Oakland Paratransit (Oakland, Calif.)
  • Peninsula Shepherd Senior Center (Dan Diego, Calif.)
  • Caring Hands Volunteer Caregivers Program (Walnut, Calif.)
  • Chico Community of Caring/Passages Adult Resource Center (Chico, Calif.)
  • Community Partners in Caring (Santa Maria, Calif.)
  • Drivers on Call (San Rafael, Calif.)
  • E-Van City of Elk Grove Transit (Elk Grove, Calif.)
  • Fresno Area Express (Fresno, Calif.)
  • Gold Country Telecare Inc. (Grass Valley, Calif.)
  • Mono County Ride-Share (Mammoth Lakes, Calif.)
  • St. Anselm's Cross-Cultural Community Center (Garden Grove, Calif.)
  • TRIP (Riverside, Calif.)

2005 STAR Award Winners

  • Aging Services, Inc. (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
  • Encinitas Out and About Transportation Program (Encinitas, Calif.)
  • S.T.A.R. (O'Fallon, Mo.)
  • Valley Program For Aging Services (Waynesboro, Va.)
  • VINE Faith In Action (Mankato, Minn.)

2004 STAR Award Winners

  • Faith in Action Caregivers (Austin, Texas)

2003 STAR Award Winners

  • Community Health Representative (Okmulgee, Okla.)
  • Lac du Flambeau Aging and Disabilities (Lac du Flambeau, Wis.)

2002 STAR Award Winners

  • Campbell-Stone North Apartments, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.)
  • Wesley Community Services (Cincinnati, Ohio)

2001 STAR Award Winners

  • Project Dana (Honolulu, Hawaii) ($1,000)
  • Rensselaer County (Troy, N.Y.) ($750)
  • Shepherd's Center of the Northland (Kansas City, Mo.) ($500)

2000 STAR Award Winners

  • Gadabout Transportation Services, Inc. (Ithaca, N.Y.)
  • Gold Country Telecare Inc. (Grass Valley, Calif.)
  • Independent Transportation Network (ITN) (Portland, Maine)
  • Lauderhill Transportation Program (Lauderhill, Fla.)
  • Ride Connection (Portland, Ore.)
  • TRIP (Riverside, Calif.)
  • Area IV Agency on Aging Senior Transportation Program (Twin Falls, Idaho)
  • Faith in Action Caregivers-West Austin (Austin, Texas)
  • Jefferson County Service Organization (Oskaloosa, Kan.)
  • San Felipe Elderly Transportation Program (San Felipe, N.M.)
  • Shepherd's Center Escort Transportation (Kalamazoo, Mich.)
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