PATH receives world’s largest humanitarian award

PATH, the Ballard-based non-profit just north of the Ballard Bridge, has been given the world’s largest humanitarian award.

It was announced today that they will receive the $1.5 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize for their commitment to lifesaving technologies in developing countries. The award is given each year to an organization that is working to alleviate human suffering. PATH’s president and CEO, Dr. Christopher J. Elias says, “We will use the Prize funds as innovation capital to support new initiatives in areas we’ve identified as critical to PATH’s mission: accelerating innovation in product development and introduction; bringing to scale essential health solutions and programs; and expanding our field presence, especially in Africa.” The non-profit will be given the award at a ceremony on September 21. PATH announced earlier this year that they will be leaving Ballard for a location in South Lake Union.

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3 thoughts to “PATH receives world’s largest humanitarian award”

  1. Hooray for PATH! There is always next year for the harder to get Paris Hilton Grand Prize. She too has life saving technology.

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