John Abel Kuai
Albert Ernest Caring Award- presented by University of North Florida
Maryellen (and Ray) Storms
WTLV- 12 Who Care Award
Hands On Jacksonville, “Willing and Able” Celebration Of Service Awards.
2005 Promoting Outstanding Authors “Author of The Year Award,” The Journey of The Lost Boys Book, earned First Place in Education for the same year, “2007 Local Heroes Award” from Bank of America, “Daily Points of Light Award,” from the National Points of Light Foundation, “The Points of Light Award” from Florida governor, Charlie Crist, “2008 Florida Sunshine State TESOL Presidents Award,” 2009 Hands Across the Water International Outreach Award” from Hands On Jacksonville. Mrs. Hecht and her family, along with Jacksonville Lost Boys, were also featured in the November issue of Disney’s Family Fun Magazine, as Grand Prizewinners in the FamilyFun national Family Volunteers Contest.