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Volunteer Awards

 

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

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

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