2015 Mercy Otis Warren Award Recipient Michelle DeSilva
The Mercy Otis Warren Award recipient for 2015 is Michelle DeSilva of Cape Cod Cares for the Troops. DeSilva has run the organization with her son, Dylan, since 2005. The organization has sent over 21,000 care packages to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq since its creation in 2005.
The Mercy Otis Warren Woman of the Year Award was established in 2002 to recognize a Cape Cod woman who exemplifies the traits of leadership in the community and has made a significant contribution to the arts, education, business, community involvement and volunteerism.