The Tiffany Circle honors a special member at each of the Summits, held in Washington, DC. The purpose is to lift up and honor “an unsung hero”, a Tiffany Circle woman who gives selflessly on behalf of the American Red Cross.
The Tiffany Circle Una Award is given to a woman who exemplifies the mission of the Red Cross and is engaged in the work of the Red Cross in a major way. Named in honor of one of the allegorical figures in the Tiffany windows in Board of Governors Hall and the American Red Cross National Headquarters, Una represents Truth in traveling with the Red cross Knight in Spenser’s “The Faerie Queen” written in 1590.
Winners of the Una Award:
2021 – Donna Flory, National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region
2019 – Patricia Farmer, Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso Region
2017 – Susanne Woods Shepherd, Missouri and Arkansas Region
2015 – Colleen Hempleman, Greater New York Region
2014 – Judy McCormack, Greater Chicago Region
2013 – Natalie Batchelor, Georgia Region
2012 – Billie Leigh Rippey, North Texas Region
2011 – Bunny Bastian, South Florida Region & Lillian Kumata, Central and Northern Michigan Region
The Una Award is a recognition of long and faithful service to the American Red Cross.
The timeline for nominations is as follows: