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2018 Volunteer Memphis Awards

Volunteer Memphis

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

2018 Volunteer Memphis Awards

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The Volunteer Memphis Awards is a celebration of volunteerism. This “thank you” event will be held on June 28, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms. The Volunteer Memphis Awards will recognize individuals, civic groups, non-profits and companies who represent excellence in volunteerism.

Every nominee will receive a certificate of appreciation. In addition, a recipient in each award category will be acknowledged with top honors.  Nominations are open to individuals, civic groups, non-profits, and companies in Fayette, Lauderdale, Shelby, and Tipton counties in TN- DeSoto, Tate, and Tunica counties in MS - Crittenden County in AR. 

See award categories below:

Individual Awards

Rising Star Award 

10 - 17 years of age

Volunteer must have served at least 50-90 hours of service.


Millennial Volunteer Award 

18 - 35 years of age

Volunteer must have served at least 100-200 hours of service.


Lifetime Service Award

Volunteer must have served at least 200-500 hours of service a year. 


Volunteer of the Year Award

Volunteer has demonstrated significant hours of service for 2017.


Volunteer Administrator of the Year Award

Volunteer administrator has demonstrated exemplary leadership and management skills in the volunteerism field in 2017. Volunteer Administrator must have at least 2 years of volunteer management experience.

Civic Group Awards

This award recognizes civic groups that have positively influenced and impacted the local community.

Civic Group of the Year Award

Civic Group that has given year-round community service support to an agency or cause. This group demonstrated the spirit of volunteerism in 2017.

Corporate Citizens Awards

These awards recognize companies that have positively influenced and impacted the local community. Each award highlights a corporation that has demonstrated a strong concentration of service in the community through outreach and employee engagement.
- Small Companies (Less than 100 employees)
- Medium Companies (Between 100 and 500 employees)
- Large Companies (More than 500 employees)

Non-Profit Initiative Awards
These awards recognize organizations that advocate, support and mobilize the local community in meaningful service. Each award highlights a non-profit that has demonstrated outstanding management practices while making a tremendous impact in the community.
- Small Organizations (Budget under $1 million)
- Medium Organizations (Budget between $1 million and $5 million)
- Large Organizations (Budget over $5 million)

Event Sponsors

Presenting: Kroger, Central BBQ, Volunteer Tennessee and International Paper

Gold: First Tennessee Foundation, Memphis Convention and Tourism Bureau, WREG News Channel 3, The Memphis Flyer

Silver: Buckman 

Bronze:  Reynolds Bone & Griesbeck PLC, Comcast, and Huey's

Community Partners

DOVIA (Directors of Volunteers in Agencies) & Volunteer Memphis' Corporate Volunteer Council, Nexus, Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Have questions about 2018 Volunteer Memphis Awards? Contact Volunteer Memphis

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FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms
415 Great View Drive East
Memphis, TN 38134

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CDT)

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