Texas Is Looking For Nominations For 40th Governor’s Volunteer Awards
Nominations are now open for the 40th Annual Governor's Volunteer Awards. The Governor's Volunteer Awards give the Great State of Texas to honor those making significant differences in their communities through extraordinary service and volunteering. Administered by the One Star Foundation.
“As we celebrate 40 years of honoring exceptional volunteers, Greg and I are immensely proud of the profound impact they have had on inspiring generations of Texans, illuminating the path of selfless service, and igniting a brighter future for all,” said First Lady Cecilia Abbott.
“We are honored to partner with the Governor and First Lady of Texas to recognize individuals and organizations that are making a profound difference in their communities,” said Chris Bugbee, OneStar President and CEO. “Through the Governor’s Volunteer Awards, we hope to inspire all Texans to consider how they can make a difference through service.”
Nominations are open in the following nine categories:
- Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award
- First Lady’s Rising Star Award
- Volunteer of the Year Award
- Volunteer Family of the Year Award
- Community Champion Award
- Education Champion Award
- Corporate Champion Award
- Rebuild Texas Disaster Impact Award
- AmeriCorps Legacy of Service Award
For complete descriptions of each award category, or if you have someone in mind to nominate right now, visit this website: onestarfoundation.org/governors-volunteer-awards/
Nominations will be accepted until Friday, September 22, 2023.
The awards will be handed out during National Volunteer Week in April 2024 at the Governor’s Mansion, hosted by the Honorary Chair of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards, Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott.