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