Get Ready for the 2022 Celebration

About the Celebration

The fourth annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards will honor individuals who demonstrate the transformative power of service, and who are driving significant and sustained impact through their everyday actions and words that light the path for other points of light.

Oct. 24, 2022

In-person at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York, NY

José Andrés - 2022 Honoree

José Andrés is an internationally recognized culinary innovator, New York Times bestselling author, educator and humanitarian. He was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” in both 2012 and 2018 and awarded the 2015 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama. As the chef/owner of the award-winning ThinkFoodGroup restaurant collective, Andrés has been a pioneer of Spanish tapas in the United States and is also known for his groundbreaking avant-garde cuisine. As a naturalized citizen originally from Spain, Andrés has also been a tireless advocate for immigration reform. 

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Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg - 2022 Honoree

Maurice R. “Hank” Greenberg is Chairman of Starr Companies, a global insurance and investment organization founded by Cornelius Vander Starr in 1919 in Shanghai, China. Mr. Greenberg retired as Chairman and CEO of American International Group (AIG), a former Starr subsidiary, which became the first fully licensed foreign insurance company in China. Under his nearly 40 years of leadership, AIG grew from an initial market value of $300 million to $180 billion, becoming the largest insurance company in the world. 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for the fourth annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards, please email Kelly Kener at [email protected] for details.

Presenting Sponsor: $500,000

  • Speaking opportunity during the Awards Celebration
  • Recognition from board chair from the stage during the Awards  
  • Two 12-top tables to the Awards Celebration with premiere table placement 
  • Meet and greet opportunities with honorees, Co-Chairs and Honorary Committee Members 
  • Special invitation to Points of Light thought leadership gathering(s)

Signature Sponsor: $250,000

  • Recognition from board chair from the stage during the Awards Celebration
  • 12-top table to the Awards Celebration with premiere table placement 
  • Meet and greet opportunities with honorees, Co-Chairs and Honorary Committee Members 
  • Post-event follow up with stewardship reports from honorariums 

PLATINUM SPONSOR: $100,000

  • 10-top table to the Awards Celebration with premiere table placement 
  • Meet and greet opportunities with honorees, Co-Chairs and Honorary Committee Members 
  • Ongoing personal updates from Points of Light CEO on mission impact milestones and strategic initiatives 

DIAMOND SPONSOR: $50,000

  • 10-top table to the Awards Celebration with premiere table placement 
  • Meet and greet opportunities with honorees, Co-Chairs and Honorary Committee Members 
  • Annual update from Points of Light CEO on mission impact milestones and strategic initiatives 
Khloe Thompson, Garth Brooks and Maria Rose Belding, recipients of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award.

GOLD SPONSOR: $25,000

  • 10-top table to the Awards Celebration  
  • Recognition as a Gold sponsor in event program and Points of Light Annual Report 

SILVER SPONSOR: $10,000

  • 4 seats to the Awards Celebration  
  • Recognition as a Silver sponsor in event program and Points of Light Annual Report 

Bronze SPONSOR: $5,000

  • 2 seats to the Awards Celebration  
  • Recognition as a Bronze sponsor in event program and Points of Light Annual Report  

SUPPORTER SPONSOR: $2,500

  • 1 seat to the Awards Celebration 
  • Recognition on the event website and Points of Light Annual Report 

CONTRIBUTING SPONSOR: $1,000

  • Recognition on the event website and Points of Light Annual Report 

HONORARY CO-CHAIRS

Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama graciously serve as Honorary Co-Chairs of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award Celebration.

Awards Celebration Co-Chairs

Barbara Bush
Jenna Bush Hager
Lauren Bush Lauren
Mike & Jacquelyne Love
Wendy Stapleton
Andy & Marie Unanue

Awards Celebration Committee Co-Chairs

Lawrence E. Bathgate, II
Michelle Bengué Bathgate

Awards Celebration Committee

Jean Becker
Neil Bush
Dan Murphy
Gregg Petersmeyer

Awards Celebration Honorary Committee Members

Wolf and Lynn Blitzer
Adam and Tehillah Braun
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
Christopher Buckley and Katherine Close
Dana and Paula Carvey
Kristin Clark
Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky
Hugh Evans
Barbara Franklin
Victor and Patricia Ganzi
Wally and Sandy Ganzi
Robert and Becky Gates
Carla Hills
Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.
Edwina and Tom Johnson
Herb and Natalie Kohler

Mike and Mickie Krzyzewski
Francine Lefrak and Rick Friedberg
Reba Mcentire
Johnny and Jeannie Morris
Dana Perino and Peter Mcmahon
Courtney and Jim Nantz
X. Rick Niu
Dan and Marilyn Quayle
Condoleezza Rice
Ala Stanford and Byron Drayton
Craig and Dorothy Stapleton
Louis and Ginger Sullivan
Hamdi Ulukaya
George Iv and Nancy Walker
Nicolle Wallace
Brian and Jane Williams

Learn About Past Recipients

Learn more about how past recipients of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards honor the traits of our 41st president.