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Community Giver Award

“Making a Difference”

Each year, we are proud to recognize extraordinary individuals and organizations in our community.

 

Community Giver

We created the Elevate Community Giver Award to recognize and empower inspiring individuals and organizations who are making a positive impact in our community. The award is given annually each spring during our annual meeting.

 

An award to help those who are helping others

The recipient of the annual award receives well-deserved recognition for their service and a financial gift to be used towards the charity or community service that they are passionate about.

 

How to Nominate Someone:

Do you know someone who is doing inspiring, impactful work in our community? We’d love it if you’d nominate them; simply complete the online form.

Any person of any age who lives in Box Elder County is eligible.

 

Past Award Recipients

 

  • The Box Elder Family Support Center’s mission is “Strengthening Families Now and For the Future.” Their purpose is to support families with young children to prevent the occurrence and/or re-occurrence of child abuse and family conflict.

  • This non-profit, volunteer run Brigham City soup kitchen served over 5,100 meals in 2017. One-third of those meals went to feed children.

  • The BGCNU connects 1,250 school age youth with mentors, events, and practical curriculum. The Club works closely with the community to serve various non-profit organizations and volunteer groups.

  • Linda Hansen has been the driving force behind the Box Elder Community Food Pantry for over 8 years. Her work and the resources of the food pantry have provided for many families, senior citizens, children, and people in need.

  • For over 18 years, Mike Romer has donated time and resources as an instructor for inmates at Box Elder County Jail. He’s had a huge impact on inmates and their families.

  • When Kacie, 10-years-old, found out her grandma was making kits for children at St. Anne’s Homeless Shelter, she wanted to do something to help.  Following the example of her grandmother, she asked for a sewing machine for Christmas and used the machine to start sewing dolls.

  • Daisy makes and donates over 50 quilts a year to people in need. She also volunteers in a variety of other places, generously giving her time, energy, and finances.

  • Jenny Hill and Amber Davidsavor co-organize the Box Elder Community Garden, which provides space for people to plant and grow their own food. The excess bounty is given to the food pantry and people in need. Space can be rented for as little as $10 for the season.

     

  • The BEE BUDDIES program is a service club at Box Elder High School devoted to supporting the school’s more than 160 special education and special need students in socializing and extracurricular activities.

  • Amber is a professional photographer who works with Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep, an organization that provides remembrance photography for parents suffering the loss of a baby.

  • Sean helped create the Box Elder County Suicide Prevention Coalition to raise awareness and decrease suicide rates in the community. Sean also offers a grief support group at no cost to help those who have lost loved ones.

  • The Garland Public Library has served the community for almost a century, providing books, activities, events, and education.

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