what people are saying. Membership with the BACVC is vital to my work organizing ITA's volunteer and community service programs. I would recommend the BACVC to anyone who organizes volunteer activities.
- Jennifer Bokesch, Community Service Program Manager, IT Ascent, Inc.
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 6th if you've nominated someone for one of the Bay Area Volunteer Awards by May 20th.
Click on the award title to link to that specific online nomination form. Please read the instructions on the form before completing the nomination.

2013 Bay Area Volunteer Awards:

2013 Volunteer Choice Award
Sponsored by: Wells Fargo

Award Recipient: Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco

This award
recognizes volunteers’ favorite nonprofit decided by an online popular vote. (selected by popular vote—invitations limited to organizations in the top five)

2013 Community Spirit Award
Sponsored by: AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Insurance Exchange

Award Recipient: Betty DeForest, South Hayward Parish
Recognizes the achievements of an outstanding individual volunteer
(selected by nomination review panel)

The Community Spirit Award is open to all individuals who volunteer atnonprofit organizations in the Bay Area.
Individuals who have won in the last five years are not eligible for this award in 2013.

2013 Nonprofit Board Leader Award

Sponsored by: Ascent Services Group

Award Recipient: Garen Corbett, Spark
Recognizes the achievements of an outstanding nonprofit board member
(selected by nomination review panel)

The Nonprofit Board Leader Award is open to all individuals who volunteer on a nonprofit board of directors located in the Bay Area.
Individuals who have won in the last five years are not eligible for this award in 2013.

2013 Corporate Community Involvement Award
Sponsored by: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Award Recipient: Deloitte.
Recognizes a business that operates an outstanding employee community involvement program
(selected by nomination review panel)

The Corporate Community Involvement Award is open to all businesses withoperations in the Bay Area that maintain an employee involvement program.
Companies that have won in the last five years are not eligible for this award in 2013.



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

2012 Bay Area Volunteer Award Recipients

We're shining a spotlight on those making a difference in your community!


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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