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Tope Ajala honored at 2018 Hal Riney & BIG Stars Awards Gala

At the 2018 Hal Riney & BIG Stars Awards Gala in November, Tope Ajala, Senior Operations Manager, was named the recipient of the Lynn Ingham Community Service Award. This is the second year in a row an Essential has won the award for the work in the community. 

Over the last year, Tope has dedicated her time, money and apartment to serving her community as an emergency foster care parent. She answers the call at any time to provide a safe space for children in difficult situations.

Congratulations, Tope, and thanks for everything you do!