Awards

Neighborhood Service Leader Award

Become a Service Leader for your neighborhood by organizing a community service initiative. This opportunity is open to youth, ages 10 – 18.


Ideas of Activities to Organize

    • Take-Home Service Kits
    • Virtual service project party
    • Card Making Campaign


What You Need to Do

    • Take orders for service kits/cards
    • Pick up materials from The Giving Tree
    • Deliver kits/materials to families/friends
    • Collect all kits/cards and return to The Giving Tree

Our Giving Tree volunteers will deliver your projects to various benefiting non-profits





Neighborhood Service Leaders Receive

    • A special Neighborhood Service Leader Certificate
    • A shout out on our various social media feeds
    • A mention in our electronic newsletter


Community Impact Award

Our Community Impact award was developed to honor youth (grades 7 - 12) who are making a difference in our
community. There are those that go above and beyond through kindness, compassion, and service to those in need. He
or she makes volunteering and giving back a part of their life and learning.

Eligibility

    • Youth grades 7 – 12 may be nominated by a friend, family member, school staff member or may nominate themselves.
    • Nominations may be submitted in letter format to info@givingtreefamilies.org.
    • Nominees must show consistent community service activity throughout a portion of the calendar year
    • Letters of recommendations are welcome to accompany nomination letters but are not required
    • The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2022.
    • All nominations will be reviewed and a winner will be chosen by a panel of judges.


Sydney Vance
2020-21 Middle School 
Community Impact Award Winner


Two Winners Chosen

Grades 7 - 9
Grades 10 - 12

Winners announced in May


Catherine Cavanaugh
2020-21 High School
Community Impact Award Winner



Winners Receive

    • Special Community Impact Certificate
    • Shout out on our various social media feeds
    • Mention in our electronic newsletter
    • Service project benefiting the nonprofit of your choice
    • Special gift from The Giving Tree