Awards & Advocacy

AWTN has consistently been ranked a top non-profit by GreatNonprofits, whose seal is trusted second to the Better Business Bureau. Ranking the highest status of Platinum on GuideStar, an independent charity ranking organization, and partnering with local and state government, AWTN has proven its self a trustworthy charity.

AWTN’s advocacy has led to city and statewide Homeless Proclamations. AWTN provides homeless awareness support to the city, schools, faith-based community, corporations, and community organizations.

2007  Service Award from Housing Justice and Colorado Coalition for the Homeless.

 

2010-2015 Recognition by the City of Aurora. AWTN is named in the first line of defense for the city’s emergency cold weather shelter plan.

 

2011  Micah Award, recognizing the work of a local non-profit that serves the needs of people living in poverty on behalf of the Episcopal Diocese of Colorado, Lutheran Advocacy Ministry, and Colorado Interfaith Voices for Justice.

 

2013  Top Non Profits Award by Great Nonprofits, a charity review organization supported by the Gates and Forbes Foundations, voted on by nonprofit public, an honor less than 1% of nonprofits achieve.

 

2013  Recognized by Mayor Steve Hogan during the Proclamation of Aurora  Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week.

 

2014  Top Non Profits Award by Great Nonprofits, a charity review organization supported by the Gates and Forbes Foundations, voted on by nonprofit public, an honor less than 1% of nonprofits achieve.

 

2014  Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week Proclamation drafted by Executive Director Sarah Hamilton and accepted as official State of Colorado Proclamation by Governor Hickenlooper.

 

2015 Achieved Gold Star Status on GuideStar, an independent charity ranking organization.

 

2015   Request petitioned to Colorado Governor Hickenlooper by Executive Director Sarah Hamilton to have flags flown over the State Capitol on Memorial Day.   An Official Certificate was issued and flags were flown May 25, 2015 by authorization of Governor John W. Hickenlooper in honor of the homeless in Colorado and supporting organizations for National Hunger and Homeless Awareness.

 

2015 Top Non Profits Award by Great Nonprofits, a charity review organization supported by the Gates and Forbes Foundations, voted on by nonprofit public, an honor less than 1% of nonprofits achieve.

 

2016 Top Non Profits Award by Great Nonprofits, a charity review organization supported by the Gates and Forbes Foundations, voted on by nonprofit public, an honor less than 1% of nonprofits achieve.

 

2016  CityBank Charity Nominee.  Seven Colorado nonprofits were nominated by Citywide Banks employees to compete for $10,000 in donations during the bank’s Charity Hand-Up Contest from May 2-22, 2016.  Aurora Warms the Night received third place.

 

2016  Achieved Platinum Star Status (the highest ranking) on GuideStar, an independent charity ranking organization.

2017 Awarded Small Business of the Year by Aurora Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the community through involvement in community projects, organizational affiliations, and special service and business growth in the Eastern Metro area. 

63rd Annual Awards Dinner & Silent Auction, March 16, 2018. Executive Director, Brian Arnold accepting the Award, Small Business of the Year on behalf of Aurora Warms the Night. 

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