Jim Elliott, president/founder of Diveheart won WSPN’s Humanitarian of the Year Award. Fifteen-year old Evelyn Felipez, a Diveheart participant, presented him with the prestigious award.
Diveheart is a not-for-profit organization that provides scuba diving instruction and opportunities to children, adults and veterans with disabilities. Elliott founded Diveheart in 2001, leaving a successful career in media to become a full-time volunteer for the organization.
The West Suburban Philanthropic Network provides guidance, networking opportunities, and education to those who serve nonprofit organizations in the western suburbs.