Wesley Woods Foundation Announces Honorees for the 2024 Heroes, Saints & Legends Awards

The 35th annual event in Atlanta honors outstanding individuals in both business and philanthropy
By: The Foundation of Wesley Woods
ATLANTA - March 27, 2024 - PRLog -- Atlanta -- The Foundation of Wesley Woods announced the 2024 honorees of its esteemed Heroes, Saints & Legends Awards to be presented at their Gala on September 19, 2024, at Flourish in Buckhead. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, this long-standing event recognizes outstanding individuals in business and philanthropy who have enriched Atlanta's community through a lifetime of achievement and commitment to leadership, service, and philanthropy.

The distinguished honorees are Renee Lewis Glover, founder and managing member of the Catalyst Group and former President and CEO of the Atlanta Housing Authority, and the husband-and-wife team Glenn and Susan Warren, esteemed leaders and advocates for Wesley Woods and Atlanta's broader philanthropic community.

The annual Heroes, Saints & Legends Gala is a beacon of hope for more than 1800 older adults residing in Wesley Woods residential communities across North Georgia. Through the unwavering support of sponsors and attendees, the Gala provides essential resources for charitable care, pastoral care, and innovative wellness programming. Since its inception in 1990, the event has honored 114 exemplary leaders, raising over $8.2 million for the Foundation of Wesley Woods.

"As we commemorate our 35th anniversary, we are honored to recognize individuals whose visionary leadership has reshaped Atlanta's landscape.," said Diane Vaughan, president of the Foundation for Wesley Woods. "Renee Glover's transformative initiatives in reimagining Atlanta's public housing communities, coupled with the Warren family's long legacy and profound impact on Wesley Woods residential communities, epitomize our commitment and compassion for underserved older adults."

Vaughan further highlighted the remarkable civic contributions of the 2024 honorees, citing Glover's ten board appointments, including Habitat for Humanity International and Fannie Mae, alongside the Warren's extensive involvement with non-profit institutions, including the Good Samaritan Health Center, the Candler School of Theology, the Atlanta Speech School, and Northside United Methodist Church, among others.

In commemorating the Gala's milestone anniversary, Wesley Woods will extend invitations to and recognize all previous honorees, fostering an evening of celebration and camaraderie.

Individuals and corporations are encouraged to show their support by sponsoring the event.   "Event sponsorships play a crucial role in the success of Heroes, Saints & Legends, and in turn, enable our older adults to thrive," said Vaughan. Corporate sponsorships are now available for the 2024 Gala, and individual tickets will be available in July.

For more information about the honorees, the Foundation of Wesley Woods,  and the Heroes, Saints & Legends Gala, please visit www.wesleywoods.org/heroes (https://www.wesleywoods.org/foundation/special-events/hsl/).

Lucy Crosswell
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