United Way honors local community volunteers by annually presenting the following awards:
Connie Woodward Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in Whitfield County - Application due by Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
Elaine Butler Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in Murray County - Application due by Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship - Application due by Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
Youth Presidential Service Awards - Application due by Friday, February 21, 2020
Presidential Service Award Eligibility
Any individual, family, or group can receive Presidential recognition for volunteer hours earned over a 12-month period or over the course of a lifetime at home or abroad. The following are the eligibility requirements for each age group:
Kids: Age 5-10
Young Adults: Individual Age 16-25
Adults: Individual Age 26 +
Families and Groups: Two or more people, with each member contributing at least 25 hours toward the total.
Presidential Volunteer Service Award Criteria
Kids: 26 to 49 hours
Teens: 50 to 74 hours
Young Adults: 100 to 174 hours
Adults: 100 to 249 hours
Family & Groups: 200 to 499 hours
Kids: 50 to 74 hours
Teens: 75 to 99 hours
Young Adults: 175 to 249 hours
Adults: 250 to 499 hours
Family & Groups: 500 to 999 hours
Kids: 75 hours or more
Teens: 100 hours or more
Young Adults: 250 hours or more
Adults: 500 hours or more
Family & Groups: 1000 hours or more
President's Call to Service Award
4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime).
Click here for more information about the President's Volunteer Service Award