what people are saying. I wanted to follow up with everyone at The Volunteer Center and let you know how successful the Board Match turned out to be. I was amazed at the number of people, but more importantly by how prepared many of the people were. Thank you all for such a wonderful event.
- Kelly Dearman, Executive Director, SF Urban Community Housing Corporation
We're shining a spotlight on those making a difference in your community!

Each spring The Volunteer Center celebrates outstanding volunteers, nonprofits and businesses at a signature event highlighting volunteerism: Hats Off: A Celebration of Volunteer Heroes! (Invitation only)
You’re invited to attend the event on June 11th if you've nominated someone for one of the Bay Area Volunteer Awards by May 22nd.
Click on the award title to link to that specific online nomination form. Please read the instructions on the form before completing the nomination.

2014 Bay Area Volunteer Awards:

2014 Volunteer Choice Award

2014 Community Spirit Award

2014 Excellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award

2014 Nonprofit Board Leader Award

2014 Corporate Community Involvement Award

A special thank you to
Kaiser Permanente for sponsoring such a meaningful event!

2013 Award Winners

2013 Volunteer Choice Award
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco

2013 Community Spirit Award  
Betty DeForest, South Hayward Parish

2013 Nonprofit Board Leader Award 
Garen Corbett, Spark

2013 Corporate Community Involvement Award

2012 Award Winners

2012 Volunteer Choice Award
St. Anthony Foundation

2012 Community Spirit Award  
Kimberly Jew, Upwardly Global

2012 Excellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award 
STAND! For Families Free of Violence

2012 Nonprofit Board Leader Award 
Paul Cox, Swords to Plowshares

2012 Corporate Community Involvement Award
Charles Schwab and Co., Inc.

2012 Corporate Community Champion Award
Shepard Pollack

2011 Award Winners

Corporate Community Involvement Award Winner
United Business Media LLP

Excellence in Nonprofit Volunteer Management Award Winner
Community Alliance for Learning

Nonprofit Board Leader Award Winner
Phil Estes, Larkin Street Youth Services

Community Spirit Award Winner
Dr. John Ngai, Operation Access

Volunteer Choice Award Winner
Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA

To download a list of previous years' winners click here!

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