Honoring Those Who Give from the Heart
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Each spring, hundreds of people in the Fox Valley area of Wisconsin come together to celebrate volunteerism and honor those who go above and beyond to help make the community a better place with their gifts of time.
Volunteer awards in six categories will be presented during the 23rd Celebrating Volunteers community gala April 21, 2020, in downtown Appleton.
Janet Berry Volunteer of the Year Award
Sponsor: The Post-Crescent
Read and Watch Cindy’s Story
Paul & Elaine Groth Mentoring Award
Sponsor: Mielke Family Foundation
Read and watch Dick’s story
Health Care Volunteer Award
Sponsor: Ascension and ThedaCare
Read and watch Kayla’s story
Hanns Kretzschmar Award for Excellence in the Arts
Read and watch Karla’s story
Walter L. Rugland Community Service Award
Read and watch Sharon’s story
Community First Credit Union &
Sexual Assault Crisis Center
Business Partnership of the Year Award
Read and watch this story
Youth Scholarship Award
Sponsor: Community First Credit Union
Read and Watch Sydney’s Story
Thanks to the generosity of award sponsors, each award recipient receives $5,000 for their favorite Fox Valley charity (youth recipient receives $1,000 for charity plus a $1,500 scholarship). Since 1998, award sponsors have given $723,000 to local charities selected by their award recipients!
Hover over a recipient to learn more