Several prominent Americans have served as Honorary Chairpersons for the Charity Awards.
President and Mrs. Reagan served four times. Bob Hope three times. Coretta Scott King twice. There have been multiple East Room receptions, hosted by President and Mrs. Carter and three times by President and Mrs. Reagan. There were White House briefings for guests during the Bush years.
Dave Donaldson, 2012 Charity Awards president, meets with President Barack Obama
Doug Wead, Charity Awards co-founder, meets with then presidential candidate, Donald Trump