Contra Costa County Humanitarian of the Year Award

MLK 2017 Humanitarian
James Noe
2017 Humanitarian of The Year

Our 2017 Humanitarian of the Year uses his time and resources, both financially and skills-based, to identify needs in the community and find ways to have them met. Upon retirement , Jim served as a board member and later Board President at Shelter Inc. he launched the highly successful "Swing for Shelter" golf tournament to raise much needed funding. In addition, the St. Vincent Family Resource Center in Pittsburg, and the nearby medical center that sees around 1,500 patients each year-Jim was the anchor for efforts to develop those much needed facilities.


Past Recipients of the Humanitarian of the Year Award

 Terri Porter, 2016  
 Bishop Edwina Perez-Santiago, 2015  Mary Perez & Neil & Carol Wilson 1998
 Sister Ann Welts, 2014
 Rollie Mullen , 1997
 Doug Stewart, 2013
 Helen Troxel and Rollie Mullen, 1997
 Corrie Sain, 2012
 Charles Wilson, 1996
 Laura Johnson, 2011
 Perfecto Villarreal, 1995
 Della Randolph, 2010
  Lloyd Madden, 1994
 Larry Lewis, 2009
Bessanderson McNeil, 1993
 Charles D. Tinsley, Dr., 2008
 Lucy Donly, 1992
 Veronica Pope, 2007
 January Fredenburg, 1991
 Jerrold L. Hatchett, 2006
  Yoshiye Togasaki, M.D., 1990
 Bishop Curtis Timmons,2005
Lonnie R. Bristow, M.D., 1989
 Mr. Walter Ruelig, 2004
 Rev. Malcolm & Jo Lee, 1988
 Reverend Phillip Lawson, 2003
 John "JJ" Johnson, 1987
 Robin Poindexter, 2002
 Charles Spears, 1986
 Troy Greer Grove, 2001
 Donald Fibush, 1985
 Eddie Menosse, 2000
 Guillermo "Bill" Muniz, 1984
 Orin Allen, 1999