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Nominate someone for a Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Award

We’re no longer accepting nominations for the 2019 Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition Awards. Join us at the award ceremony on April 3, 2019 to celebrate our honorees. Sign up to attend the award ceremony.

Overview

The Mayor’s Day of Service Recognition is an annual event to honor Philadelphia’s standout volunteers and National Service members.

The Mayor’s Office recognizes Philadelphia residents in the following four categories:

  • Mayor’s Philly Hero Award
  • Mayor’s Youth Hero Award
  • Mayor’s Distinguished National Service Award
  • Mayor’s Distinguished National Service Alumni Award

Who

All nominees must be Philadelphia residents.

  • The Mayor’s Philly Hero Award (for adults) and The Mayor’s Youth Hero Award (for youth) recognize individuals for their unique contributions to the city through service.
  • The Mayor’s Distinguished National Service Award is given to current AmeriCorps or Senior Corps volunteers.
  • The Mayor’s Distinguished National Service Alumni Award recognizes AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, or Peace Corps alumni who continue to devote their lives to making a difference through service.

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