Children at the Well

Sponsors & Gifts

Funding provided, in part, by:

  • The Seymour Fox Memorial Foundation
  • Chobani Shepherd’s Gift Foundation
  • Stewart’s Shops
  • Thank you to the shoppers at Honest Weight Food Co-op who donated to Children at the Well through the bag tokens program.

Awards We’ve Received

Albany Awards won by Children at the Well (C@W) and Our Staff:

  • Turkish Cultural Center Albany: Peace Education Award, 2012
  • Capital Area Council of Churches: James and Pearl Campbell Peace and Justice Award, June 20, 2011
  • Global Citizenship Award for Community Outreach, 2009
  • NY State Senator Neil Breslin: Proclamation honoring Children at the Well for Exemplary Citizenship, 2009
  • The Interfaith Community of Schenectady: Dorothy S. Ludwig Award to Gertrude Johnson, Director, Interfaith Story Circle of the Tri-City Area, May, 2008
  • National Storytelling Network: Brimstone Award, 2006

Awards won by C@W Alumni:

  • Winner Best Student Film, 2014 Peace on Earth Film Festival, Chicago, March 9, 2014, John Lyden, C@W member 2007-2009
  • Vassar College: Tanenbaum Fellowship in Inter-Religious Practice, September 2013, Adah Hetko, C@W member 2006-2009
  • Oberlin College: Barrows Medal for Interfaith Leadership, May 26, 2013, Adah Hetko, C@W member 2006-2009
  • 2013 Torchbearer, National Youth Storytellers Showcase, February, 2013, Aditya Agashe, C@W member 2009-2013
  • New York State Women In Communication Scholarship Winner, April, 2012, Illyssa Simsek, C@W member 2006-2012