The Unity Award is given to an individual or organization within the Chicagoland area, which is either a Catholic or Catholicrelated undertaking, and serves part of the underserved members of the community. The award is a cash prize of $10,000.
The 2016 Unity Award winner is the Catholic Office for the Deaf.
Past Award Winners include
2015: Harmony, Hope and Healing
2014: Hope Program of St. Pius V Parish
2013: Lincoln Park Community Shelter
2012: Lakeview Pantry
2011: San Jose Obrero Mission
2010: The St. Vincent DePaul Center
2009: Mrs. Patricia Smuck for Her Ecumenical Work
2008: Maria Elena Jonas, Immigration Aid Center
2007: Matthew Lynch and the Chicago Jesuit Academy
2006: Little Sisters of the Poor
2005: Deacon Tom and Rita Lambert
2004: Fr. Bruce Wellem
2003: The Courage Program and Maureen Shields