Winner of the Humanitarian Award – Roman Vasilenko
Roman Vasilenko joins a distinguished list of past recipients of the Humanitarian Award. Polish president Lech Walesa, whose speech to the Charity event was smuggled out of Poland during his time under house arrest, was the last foreign recipient of the award. Mr. Walesa’s speech to the event was broadcast to the world. Mr. Vasilenko is working to bring a Charity Awards program to Eastern Europe and Russia to help honor heroes of volunteerism.