23rd Annual Claude Pepper Awards

Max Mogul and Harve A. Mogul, President & CEO of United Way Miami-Dade, recipient of the Claude Pepper Lifetime Achievement Award; Carlos Martinez, President & CEO of United HomeCare and Joaquin “Jack” Leon, Esq., United HomeCare, member of the Board of Directors

United HomeCare® (UHC) a leader and pioneer in the provision of home and community-based care and assisted living in South Florida, held its Annual Claude Pepper Awards dinner at Jungle Island in Miami Beach on May 11, 2017. Over 300 community leaders, healthcare professionals, and dignitaries gathered in honor of the 2017 Claude Pepper Award recipients. The signature gala, now in its 23rd year, pays tribute to the legacy of The Honorable Claude Pepper for his advocacy on behalf of the elderly and disabled, and honors exceptional individuals and organizations from the private and public sector who exemplify the spirit and ideals of the award’s namesake.

United HomeCare proudly awarded the Claude Pepper Lifetime Achievement Award to Harve A. Mogul, President and CEO of United Way of Miami-Dade, and eight other extraordinary honorees pictured below.

The gala’s main sponsors included Active Living sponsor, TD Bank; Green Living sponsor, Brown & Brown Insurance, Mobile Living sponsor and American Medical Depot; Inspired Living sponsor. For a complete list of our generous donors, click here.

“Life is like riding a bicycle: you don’t fall off unless you stop pedaling,” the inspiring quote by the late Senator Claude Pepper was the Gala’s theme conveying United HomeCare’s promise to continue its mission of caring, one that it has rendered to thousands of elders, disabled adults, and caregivers in Miami-Dade County for 43 years.

To learn more about United HomeCare or give your support to its vital cause, please visit: www.unitedhomecare.com. To learn more about The Residences of United HomeCare, United HomeCare’s newest, contemporary, LEED certified, and vibrant assisted living facility for seniors, please visit www.TheResidencesUHC.com.