IsraAID Wins Muhammad Ali Award For Humanitarian Aid Work

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Ynetnews reports: In recognition of IsraAID’s contribution to humanitarian aid work around the world, Navonel Glick, the organization’s chief operating officer, has been selected to receive the Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Award at the Ali Center’s annual gala dinner in September.

IsraAID is Israel’s leading humanitarian non-governmental organization and is committed to providing life-saving emergency relief and durable solutions for populations affected by natural disasters, epidemics and post-conflict situations.

Voni is one of six leaders under 30 to receive the Core Principle Award from the Center. The award was named after Ali’s six core principles: confidence, conviction, dedication, giving, respect, and spirituality.

A Canadian-Israeli citizen, Glick joined IsraAID in 2011 after several years of social action in Nepal. He has led missions to disaster zones around the world, including the Philippines, Kenya, Sierra Leone, Haiti, and Iraq. Based at IsraAID’s headquarters in Tel Aviv, Glick is responsible for all the day-to-day leadership and general management of the organization.

Upon receiving the award, Voni stated that it was “an incredible honor to be named among such a prestigious group of inspiring individuals who have accomplished so much good in the world.

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