We are pleased to announce our Spirit of Compassion 2016 Honorees
There is a good seed in every heart. Attend to it with compassion. Shower it with hope.
Warm it with love. And it will grow and bloom abundantly for generations to come.


Spirit of Austin Honors donors who have modeled a spirit of generous giving to FFH and other community organizations engaged in the fight against hunger, homelessness and poverty.

Robert Wills, M.D., and Danielle Wills

Corporate Tiller Honors business leaders who have modeled “ground-breaking” personal support, employee giving or volunteer engagement programs to help grow and sustain a stronger community.

Kirk and Sheri Miller

Community Scion Honors community leaders whose work has brought new life to many--a leader who has helped form and grow organizations dedicated to alleviating hunger, homelessness and poverty.

Jennifer Long

Executive Director, Casa Marianella


Community Gardener Honors a community member whose work and mentoring of others has actively shaped the field of homelessness services in Austin.

Susan Morris, Administrator

Religious Coalition to Assist the Homeless

New Bloom Honors a family or individual who has experienced homelessness and whose grace and fortitude inspire. (TBA)

Special Recognition -  Isaac Sanchez, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas and a key leader, organizer and volunteer with Foundation for the Homeless’ Feed My People breakfast since December 1996.