Community Impact Awards:

Shining Beyond Ourselves

Our Community Impact “Immies” Awards celebrate and recognize the extraordinary companies, organizations, and individuals who make significant contributions to improving lives in our community.

We shine the spotlight on those who lend their voice, support, influence, and passion to make a big impact. You won’t want to miss this signature event.

2024 COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARDS

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 

Angel’s Envy Bourbon Club at
L&N Cardinal Stadium

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. | Breakfast & Networking
8:30 a.m. | IMMIES Program Begins

SPONSORSHIP AND TABLE LEVELS

For more information, please contact Donna Wooten at donna.wooten@metrounitedway.org,
or purchase a sponsorship online HERE.

 

Presenting Sponsor: $20,000

  • Table of 8 at event
  • Free/VIP parking
  • Logo on signage and in presentation onsite
  • Logo on website, event emails, social media, and other promotional items
  • Ad in event program
  • Representative speaks from stage
  • Opportunity to give a logo item to guests

Leadership Sponsor: $10,000

  • Table of 8 at event
  • Logo on signage and in presentation onsite
  • Logo on website, event emails, social media, and other promotional items

Empowerment Sponsor: $3,000

  • Table of 8 at event
  • Logo on website
  • Name (text only) in (3) promotional emails

Table Sponsor: $500

  • Table of 8 at event

Thanks to our 2024 Immies Sponsors:

 

Empowerment Sponsors:

                    

 

 

Table Sponsors:


2023 Community Impact Awards

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Speed Art Museum

2023 IMMIES WINNERS

2023 Sullivan Service Award Winner

Barry Barker

He has been an actively engaged volunteer with Metro United Way for more than a quarter century. Barry has also been a model of Executive Leadership that listens to and respects the input and need of their constituents.

2023 Community Cornerstone Award Winner

REPUBLIC BANK

The “all-in” phrase means demonstrating a complete commitment to something – from all sides and every channel. Republic Bank has time and time again shown us that complete commitment year-round. 2022 – also the year they celebrated their 40th anniversary of caring for their community – was no different.

2023 Changing the Narrative Award Winner

ALISIA MCCLAIN

Alisia McClain is a passionate champion for promoting equity in the technology sector among youth and young adults. She founded the nonprofit Tech-nique which provides technology skills-building opportunities for youth of color.

2023 Gamechanger Award Winner

JOSH KORNBERG

The leadership Josh provides to the innovative work taking place as part of the Southern Indiana Housing Pilot exudes why Josh should receive this recognition. He has been very active in participating in the learning sessions associated with this pilot and will continue his deep engagement as this work moves forward.

2023 Live United Award Winner

ASHLEY BUTLER

Ashley Butler, and her family’s Lift a Life Novak Foundation, go above and beyond in their support of Metro United Way, specifically our early care and education work. Ashley is passionate about early childhood, values the expertise of Ready for K partners doing direct services, and trusts MUW’s leadership in the early childhood space.

2023 K.E.N. Award Recipient

CHRISTEEN WREMEO

This is a new award to honor the legacy of of KJ Rhodes after the K.E.N. Scholarship Fund that is awarded to a student headed to college.

Thanks to our 2023 Immies Sponsors:

 

Leadership Sponsor:

 

 

Empowerment Sponsors:

                    

 

 

Table Sponsors:

Watch the 2022 Immies:

 

 

2022 Winners:

  • SULLIVAN SERVICE AWARD

    Jerry Henderson
    Regional Partner Manager
    BKD

  • COMMUNITY CORNERSTONE AWARD

    Brown-Forman Corporation

  • CHANGING THE NARRATIVE AWARD

    Dave Christopher
    Executive Director
    AMPED

  • GAMECHANGER AWARD

    Tom McGinnis
    Owner
    Heritage Farms

  • LIVE UNITED AWARD

    Elaine Gravatte
    President & CEO
    DDW, The Color House – A Givaudan Company

Watch the 2021 IMMIES:

April 14, 2021

Watch the 2021 Community Impact Awards!

2021 Winners

  • Sullivan Service Award

    Shirley Frazier

  • Community Cornerstone Award

    GE Appliances, a Haier Company

  • Changing the Narrative Award

    Yum! Brands

  • Gamechanger Award

    Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

  • Live United Award

    Dr. Karen Cost & Dr. J-R Curtin

Special Awards Visualization by Kat Gentner from Katalyst Creative

2020 Community Impact Awards

September 16, 2020

Watch our 2020 inaugural Community Impact Awards

2020 Winners

  • Sullivan Service Award

    Greater Louisville Central Labor Council, GLCLC

  • Community Cornerstone Award

    GE Appliances

  • Gamechanger Award

    Louisville Urban League, Inc.

  • Changing the Narrative Award

    Muhammad Ali Center

  • 2020 Live United Award

    Audwin Helton

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