Allies Honors 2021 “DSP Stars” at Special Luncheon

In recognition of “Direct Support Professional Recognition Week,” Allies honored 13 DSPs at a special luncheon at their administrative offices on September 15th. The “DSP Stars” were selected by their Executive Directors for going above and beyond in carrying out Allies’ mission. At the event, the Executive Directors shared touching stories about each DSP and why they were nominated.

Michael Haggerty, President and CEO of Allies, addressed the nominees saying, “You are shining stars in our organization. We would not be able to do the valuable work that we do without your dedication, commitment, collaboration, and teamwork. The love that you have for the people that you care for is exceptional, and you are all amazing.”

The event concluded with a celebratory cake and gift bags to thank our wonderful DSPs. 

Allies, Inc. honored their 2021 “DSP Stars” at a luncheon in celebration of “Direct Support Professional Recognition Week” and the amazing work that they do.

Allies, Inc. is a nonprofit agency dedicated to providing housing, healthcare, meaningful employment and recreational activities to people with special needs in the communities of their choice. To learn more, visit

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Contact: Nicole Zamerovsky, Director of Communications, Allies, Inc.
Cell: 609-508-6181