The Raising Awareness in Stroke
Excellence (RAISE) Awards is a national
awards program that annually recognizes individuals and groups for taking
stroke awareness activities to new heights.
The third annual RAISE Award winners were announced on Oct. 25. Seven award winners were named representing individuals and groups chosen from over 200 nominations. Watch Jim Baranski, Chief Executive Office for National Stroke Association, announce this year's winners.
Most Creative: National Park Services / CSUEB Aphasia Treatement Program / Yosemite Conservancy
Most Impactful: Aphasia
Recovery Connection founders Christine Huggins and David Dow
Outstanding Individual: Johan de Roos
Outstanding Group: Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp
Most Impactful Community Fundraising Event: Valerie Goodwin and Lisa (Mitchell) Serio
Outstanding Support Group: International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke
Watch Jim Baranski announce the winner of the Voter's Choice Award and then read more about this winner who received over 10,000 votes.
Each category nominees except for the Voter's Choice Award were evaluated by a panel of credentialed judges who are experts representing the
continuum of stroke. The Voter's Choice Award was determined through the use of a 3rd party voting contest.