Congratulations Phyllis Korn for Winning the Farash Prize for Social Entrepreneurship! 

Willow Center staff, alums, and community partners celebrate Phyllis Korn as the 2016 Farash Prize for Social Entrepreneurship winner announced Tuesday night at the Dryden Theater!
Willow Center's former Executive Director, Phyllis Korn, won the prestigious Farash Prize for Social Entrepreneurship for her incredible dedication and innovation as a founding leader of Alternatives for Battered Women, now Willow Domestic Violence Center. The prize is sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation and includes a $100,000 gift to Willow Center to further our innovative programs and services for survivors of domestic violence. 

Phyllis Korn is a social entrepreneur whose visionary and unwavering efforts changed our community’s response to victims of abuse in Monroe County, statewide, and nationally. With grit, perseverance, and a calling to protect and empower survivors, Phyllis was instrumental in enacting legislation and policy changes, and building a strong coalition of law enforcement, medical, faith, and social service agencies to create a comprehensive response to domestic violence in our community.” - Farash Prize

Congratulations to the other finalists who inspire us with their work and dedication to serviing others; William Daubney, CEO of Hope Initiatives CDC; Sister Diana Dolce, founder of Hope Hall; and Robert Pieters, co-founder of Heritage Christian Services. Click here to read more from the Rochester Business Journal. 
Click here to watch the 4 minute Farash Prize Feature Film on Phyllis and ABW
Click here to watch the 13WHAM Story of how this award will help Willow Center
Phyllis Korn, founding leader.
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