MMC was awarded the ICA Seal of Excellence Certification. The Independent Charities Seal of Excellence is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness. These standards include those required by the US Government for inclusion in the Combined Federal Campaign, probably the most exclusive fund drive in the world. Of the 1,000,000 charities operating in the United States today, it is estimated that fewer than 50,000, or 5 percent, meet or exceed these standards, and, of those, fewer than 2,000 have been awarded this Seal.

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We are pleased to announce that Medical Missions for Children was named a Tech Museum Awards Healthcare Laureate at its annual Tech Museum Awards. As a Laureate, MMC was recognized as one of the top five global charities in the field of Healthcare. The awards ceremony was held at the Tech Museum in San Jose, California. The ceremony, emceed by Former NFL great and Tech Museum of Innovation trustee, Steve Young, honored a total of 25 Laureates in five categories. Also being honored at the Awards was Microsoft Founder, Bill Gates.


Frank Brady was honored as one of the inaugural Purpose Prize Fellows at the 2006 Civic Ventures Purpose Prize gala held in San Francisco. The Purpose recognized Frank Brady and Medical Missions for Children as one of the leading charities in the field of healthcare. Frank Brady was recognized for the outstanding work he and his organization, Medical Missions for Children, are doing to improve the access to quality healthcare for critically-ill children in medically underserved communities around the world. They are doing this through a combination of live diagnostic telemedicine sessions and a concentrated medical education effort using the newly launched Medical Broadcasting Channel.

Purpose Prize Fellows are selected each year from the top candidates for The Purpose Prize, a program that recognizes individuals over the age of 60 who are tackling the toughest problems in their communities and the country. The Fellowship program and the Innovation Summit supports these innovators, helps them develop their capacity, links them with funders and venture philanthropists, and seeks to combine these individual efforts into a wave of social innovation that could transform America.

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MMC was recognized as a Healthcare Award finalist for the Stockholm Challenge, modeled after the Nobel Prize. The top five finalists were chosen from a pool of more than 1000 global organizations. The Royal College of Technology is the sponsor of the Stockholm Challenge, a competition recognizing outstanding global organizations that use technology to facilitate their mission. The four-day event was held at the Royal College of Technology in the city of Krista, Sweden.

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Medical Missions for Children was honored as the first runner-up for the Intelligent Community Forum's Visionary of the Year Award. MMC was honored for the work they are doing in the field of telemedicine and medical broadcasting with their Telemedicine Outreach Program and the Medical Broadcasting Channel.

The Awards were presented at the Intelligent Community Forum Building the Broadband Community Conference at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, NY. The Visionary of the Year award, which recognizes an individual or an organization who has taken a leadership role in promoting broadband technology as an essential utility in the Digital Age, was won by the Ministry of Communication for the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Communication was honored for the pioneering implementation of a broadband infrastructure used to facilitate Afghanistan's first democratic national elections.



Medical Missions for Children along with Nobel Prize winner, Doctors Without Borders, was chosen as the "Best of the Best" among all global charities by In addition to the prestigious honor, both MMC and Doctors Without Borders served as the beneficiaries for the 2006 Best of the Best Charity Auction series. is the leading global support organization for the contact center industry.

Additional Awards Received


  • Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator (2005, 2006, 2007)
  • Computer World 21st Century Achievement Award (2007)
  • World Bank Global Development Finalist (2007)
  • IESC Award (2006)
  • Johnson & Johnson Best Health & Arts Award for Giggle's Children's Theater (2005)
  • CHEST Foundation's 2005 Humanitarian Recognition Award presented to Dr. Roberto Nachajon of St. Joseph's Children's Hospital for his contributions to Medical Missions for Children (2005)
  • Executive Director, Peg Brady named Female Entrepreneur of the Year by Fairleigh Dickenson University's Rothman Institute (2005)
  • Healthcare Informatics Award (2004)
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition (2003)
  • Federal 100 Award (2003)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award National Hispanic Medical Association (2001)