Our Award

The Steven S. Cohen Humanitarian Award has been established to honor individuals who effect change within their communities and demonstrate a commitment to the betterment of humankind.

Past Honorees

pastHonorees

Past Honorees

The Heart Foundation is proud to have presented the Steven S. Cohen Humanitarian Award to the following outstanding individuals whose lives embody personal and professional integrity, generosity and strength.  They have effected change within their communities and demonstrated a commitment to the betterment of humankind.  They are quintessential examples of the philanthropic spirit this award was created to honor.

Wolfgang PuckWolfgang Puck

The name Wolfgang Puck is synonymous with the best of restaurant hospitality and the ultimate in all aspects of the culinary arts. The famous chef has built an empire that encompasses three separate Wolfgang Puck entities: Wolfgang Puck Fine Dining Group, Wolfgang Puck Catering and Wolfgang Puck Worldwide, Inc.


Berry GordyBerry Gordy

Imagine a world without Diana Ross & the Supremes, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations, the Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson & the Jackson 5, Lionel Richie & the Commodores, the Marvelettes, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas…


Kirk & Anne DouglasKirk & Anne Douglas

Kirk and Anne Douglas were born a world apart—Kirk in Amsterdam, New York, and Anne in Hannover, Germany. Kirk, the son of illiterate Jewish-Russian immigrants whose birth name is Issur Danielovitch, was driven to leave behind the poverty of his hometown…


Norman BrokawNorman Brokaw

Norman Brokaw, Chairman of the William Morris Agency and long-time talent agent, is distinguished by a career that spans the evolutions of entertainment. Behind his legendary success is an unshakeable optimism that compels him to look beyond limits…


Marshall EzralowMarshall Ezralow

The Heart Foundation is honored to have presented the inaugural Steven S. Cohen Humanitarian Award to Marshall S. Ezralow, a man who has inspired his friends, his profession and his community through his generous acts of philanthropy, leadership and hope….