Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award is presented annually to those in the entertainment industry who have truly made a difference in the lives of those in the artistic community and beyond.

Benh Zeitlin

17th Annual Satellite Awards, 2012

Benh Zeitlin







Tim Hetherington

16th Annual Satellite Awards, 2011


Connie Stevens

15th Annual Satellite Awards, 2010 (first Humanitarian Award Recipient)

Iconic as a star in motion pictures, television, and as a recording artist, Connie Stevens is also known within the entertainment industry for her tireless work on behalf of others.

Touring with the USO, and originally with Bob Hope, she has been a touchstone for our troops overseas since the Vietnam War. Connie Stevens received ‘The Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service’ from the United States Armed Forces, which is the highest honor that can be bestowed on a civilian.

Behind the camera, Stevens wrote, directed, and edited the documentary called “A Healing,” about the nurses who served in Vietnam on behalf of the Red Cross.

Among her many causes and charitable activities, she also created a program called Windfeather, which gives scholarships, surplus goods and summer camp experiences to Native America children.

Connies Stevens has received the prestigious ‘Lady of Humanities’ award from the Shriners Hospital; ‘Humanitarian of the Year’ by the Sons of Italy in Washington DC, and has been honored by “The Vietnam Veterans Association of America.”