DSVP's founding partner, Bob Wright was honored with the prestigious "Paul Shoemaker Award" at the recent Social Venture Partner International Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA. Bob was surprised with a pair of inscribed high-top sneakers.
The award is given each year to the Social Venture Partner who has demonstrated consistent commitment to strengthening the SVP network and to the SVP model of engaged philanthropy, and through this, to their community. Bob is the seventh recipient of the award.
Bob was nominated by the DSVP staff and board for his dedication, vision and uncanny positivity he continues to bring to the partnership. When receiving the award, Bob humbly commented, "Who knew you could get an award for just having fun with your friends!".