10 National Award Winners
These are 10 projects that go above and beyond in finding a need in their communities and completing a project to tackle that need.
3 Community Award Winners
A project or projects that is/are organized or supported by local government and/or local mayor. This could mean that the local government and/or mayor sponsored, organized, funded and/or staffed the event.
1 All-Star Award Winner
A past winner that has demonstrated excellence in volunteerism this Make A Difference Day.
Sponsored by the TEGNA Foundation
Identification of a national or community service need
Organization of the volunteer project to effectively address the need of the project
Overall performance on volunteer project on Make A Difference Day
Estimate of long-term impact of the volunteer project on initially identified need