In celebration of Black History Month, Comcast and Mayor Sylvester Turner recently honored 10 community volunteers at the second-annual Mayor’s History Makers Awards Luncheon. The honorees were recognized for their commitment to making a difference in the community through volunteerism, mentorship, advocacy and civic engagement.
In addition to being recognized, Comcast will donate $1,000 to the nonprofit organization of the honoree’s choice.
Sam Alix Gulf Coast Center/MVPN
Darryl Blackburn Big Brothers Big Sisters
Donna Brownlow Target Hunger
Leonard Donaldson CanCare
LaShonda Johnson The Mission Continues
Rev. William Lawson LULAC
Howard Middleton The HEART Program
Patrick Purnell Mental Health America Greater Houston
Tiffany Sanders Kids Meals Inc.
Patricia Smith Prather – Living Legend Honoree
Comcast NBCUniversal takes great pride in its Diversity & Inclusion company-wide accomplishments and the dedicated efforts of Governance, Workforce, Supplier Diversity, Programming and Community Investment. As one of the world’s leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, Comcast believes it has the responsibility to reflect the customers and audiences it serves in all aspects of its business.