Transcript of 2021 Awardee Maurice Korish Video

2021 Awardee Maurice Korish Video


My mom works as an anesthesiologist and was put on the front lines ensuring that Covid 19 patients were receiving the best possible healthcare.

Hearing all of these stories she described inspired me to give back to the community. That’s when I created Deliver Together, which is now a nonprofit, incorporated organization to assist individuals who are homebound, elderly, or immunocompromised.

From a young age, I’ve always had a deep interest in computer science, and at the heart of Deliver Together is a unique location algorithm that I designed, which finds the closest geographic proximity between a volunteer and an individual in need.

The volunteer then ventures to the grocery store collects all the items and drops them off in a socially distanced manner, and there is such a sense of energy that all of our volunteers have, whether it may be a wave, a smile, or a socially distanced conversation.

These moments are what truly can brighten somebody’s day, even after the pandemic ends Deliver Together will only increase its efforts to serve home-bound and immunocompromised individuals.