Volunteer Awards

United Way honors local community volunteers by annually presenting the following awards:

2021 Volunteer Log

Connie Woodward Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in

Whitfield County

 

The minimum hour requirement for one of United Way’s competitive adult awards is 100 hours.

Recipients who are nominated will have the opportunity of being awarded the Elaine Butler or Connie Woodward Award for outstanding volunteerism.

 Recipients will be awarded annually during our Volunteer Awards Ceremony in April 2022.

Connie Woodward Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Application 

Connie Woodward Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in Whitfield County - Applications are due January 26, 2022

 

 

Elaine Butler Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in Murray County

 

The minimum hour requirement for one of United Way’s competitive adult awards is 100 hours. 

Recipients who are nominated will have the opportunity of being awarded the Elaine Butler or Connie Woodward Award for outstanding volunteerism.

 Recipients will be awarded annually during our Volunteer Awards Ceremony in April 2022.

Elaine Butler Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Application 

Elaine Butler Award for Outstanding Volunteerism in Murray County - Applications are due January 26, 2022

 

 

Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship

 

Shaw Industries has partnered with United Way of Northwest Georgia to offer the Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship to two high school seniors and/or juniors.
The scholarship will be awarded annually during our Volunteer Awards Ceremony in April 2022.

Don't forget to keep track of your 2021 volunteer hours!

Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship Information and Instructions

Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship Application

2021 Volunteer Log

Elbert Shaw Memorial Scholarship - Applications are due January 2022

 

 

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

Teens: 11-15

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

 

Bronze Level

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

 

Silver Level

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

 

Gold Level

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

All Ages

4,000 hours or more of volunteer service (over a lifetime).

Click here for more information about the President's Volunteer Service Award

Youth Presidential Service Award Application

 Youth Presidential Service Awards - Applications are due February 25, 2022