Announcing 2015 Award Honorees

St. Joseph the Worker Announces Achievement Award Honorees

Community leadership, volunteer activities, business excellence–all are being recognized.

St. Joseph the Worker announces their 2015 Achievement Award Honorees who will be recognized at the Celebration of the Worker breakfast, May 14 at The Arizona Country Club, 5668 E. Orange Blossom Ln., Phoenix. The awards recognize individuals and organizations which through their generous donations of funding, leadership and time, are doing extraordinary things in the community without any expectation of recognition or compensation.

Distinguished Individual Award – Pat Moroney
Pat is a great example of philanthropic leadership who cares passionately about the underserved. Through his board leadership, he successfully led the organization through financial, operational management, and program transformations. Most significantly, under his leadership, St. Joseph the Worker has grown to serve all of Maricopa County and implemented the first mobile employment unit in the Southwest.

Business Partner Award – SSP America
SSP America’s commitment to the community in which they serve has resulted in significant growth for St. Joseph the Worker in the number of clients served and programs established. The company’s passion for the mission has led them to focus on providing high quality job placements for disadvantaged clients, provide financial support by sponsoring fundraising campaigns, and extends to board leadership.

Volunteer Award – Donna Tucker
As a Certified Professional Resume Writer, Donna helps clients make a great first impression. Donna’s customized resumes build confidence in clients, highlighting their strengths and accomplishments. Donna applied her knowledge of current industry trends to create new resume templates, trained staff and volunteers on best practices, all while providing more than 60 hours of direct service.

The 2015 honorees will be recognized at the breakfast where 100 community leaders are expected to gather. Keynote speakers for the event include clients who have chosen to share their personal stories of how St. Joseph the Worker has transformed their lives through employment.

St. Joseph the Worker is an Arizona nonprofit celebrating 27 years of providing homeless and disadvantaged individualizes with support and resources to re-enter the workforce and become productive members of the community. As a 100% privately funded organization, all proceeds from the breakfast will go directly to support the mission.

To learn more about St. Joseph the Worker or to make a donation in honor, visit For questions about the awards, contact Candace Sherwood, Director of Development at