Hotel 1000 and Sozo Friends hosted the first annual Balance Awards ceremony, honoring three local nonprofits for exhibiting extreme hospitality in the categories of hunger, homelessness, and children’s advocacy. The evening launched Hotel 1000’s Sozo Balance Wine, a private label red blend crafted by Sozo’s award-winning winemaker Cheryl Jones. Balance Awards were presented to Medical Teams International, Union Gospel Mission, and Food Lifeline for serving the medical needs of at risk youth, the homeless, and the hungry, respectively. hotel1000seattle.com