USA WEEKEND’s Make A Difference Day is the nation’s largest day of volunteering. Last Oct. 22, 3 million people reached out to 20 million others in need of food, clothing, shelter and love. Now, you’ll read a bit about the wonderful actions taken by Make A Difference Day efforts selected for 10 national awards, three city awards and the All-Star award.
Thursday, April 19th, each honoree receives a $10,000 donation for charity from Newman’s Own at a Washington, D.C., luncheon. You can follow the event online via Facebook and Twitter, where we’ll post updates, images and video of the day.
Judges for the awards:
Heather Frank, editor in chief of USA WEEKEND
Brian Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide
Tom Indoe, president and COO of Newman’s Own Inc.
Michelle Nunn, CEO of Points of Light
Boca Raton, FL/Durham, NC
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