President George W Bush
2006 Dr. Ware was honored as Business Woman of the Year by President George Bush
Senator Bill Frist
2004 Dr. Olivia Ware, was recognized by Senator Bill Frist for her leadership role in Grassroots Community Organizations.
Toys for Tots
Dr. Ware organized and chartered Toys for Tots for over 20 years, while providing volunteer services. Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks.
Princeton Seminary Committee
Princeton Seminary Committe summoned Dr. Ware to serve as a theologian scholar studying the link between the church and low income communities.