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The

OVATIONS

AWARD

Recognizing those who go above and beyond for the homeless through an Act of Kindness.

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What is the Ovations Award?

The Ovations Award is a monthly showcase and celebration of everyday people who have helped to improve the well-being of the homeless by way of Acts of Kindness.

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Carla

An Ovations Award Nominee

For the homeless, I have given food and water for their pets and also given them food or money for themselves. I don’t always have cash, but I’ll grab things while I’m in the store and give it to them on my way out to my car. It can be a cruel world and everyone has challenges that they face so if I can help someone, I do. What they do with it is up to them, I just pray that it will help them to a better path.

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The nominees are All awe inspiring, but we need your help in selecting the month’s Ovations standout.

 

To help you decide, consider any or all of the following when voting:

  • Does it improve your state of mind, optimism and attitude?

  • Do you feel a personal connection?

  • Is the impact far reaching?

  • Is it unique; never seen/heard before?

  • Does it make your heart smile?

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  • How can I nominate someone for an Ovations Award?
    During the first week of the month, nominations for an Ovations Award can be submitted by completing a Nomination Form for an individual, team, or organization in recognition of their efforts to go above and beyond for the homeless through an Act of Kindness. Nominations meeting submission criteria are posted for voting by the public on ACCOLADES’ website. Along with ACCOLADES' social media efforts to promote voting, nominees are encouraged to also solicit support from their friends, family, and colleagues. The nomination with the most votes for the respective month, wins. The winner is announced and prize awarded. For a winning team/group or organization, the prize is provided to the key contact person specified on the Nomination Form.
  • Are there nomination submission criteria for the Ovations Award?
    Yes, ACCOLADE Celebrations reviews nominations for an Ovation Award to esure nominee(s) meet the following criteria: Is a Marion County, Florida resident Is at least 18 years of age The Act of Kindness was within the past 30 days of date of current entry Includes a brief paragraph about the Act of Kindness the nominee(s) did to improve the well-being of the homeless Provided an e-mail address for the nominee(s) Provided a home address for the nominee(s) The nominee(s) has no previous submission within the past 6 months of date of current entry Submission fee paid ($15 to help defray expenses associated with Ovations, B.A.T.C.H. and the Acts of Kindness Awards)
  • What should I consider when voting for an Ovations Award nominee?
    The nominees are ALL awe inspiring, but we need your help in selecting the respective month’s Ovations standout. To help you decide, consider any or all of the following when voting: Does it improve your state of mind, optimism and attitude? Do you feel a personal connection? Is the impact far reaching? Is it unique; never seen/heard before? Does it make your heart smile? The nominee with the most votes will be the respective month's Ovations winner.
  • What does the Ovations Award include?
    The Ovations Award includes: A certificate of appreciation An Ovations medallion An invitation to attend the Act of Kindness Awards Gala Acknowledgement in the Acts of Kindness Awards program book

Nomination Application

The nomination submission period is the first week of the month. 

Entrant(s) must be 18 years of age or older by date of entry and accessible by e-mail and phone. 
Only one submission is permitted within 6 months of a previous submission for the nominee(s).

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(If a team or organization, please only provide the key contact person)

Is the nominee (and all other entrants) eighteen (18) years of age or older?
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