Hasbro Community Action Hero Award: Unsung Heroes and Heroines

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The Hasbro Community Action Hero Award recognizes outstanding young volunteers who show that you are never too young to make a difference in your local or global community. Hasbro Children’s Fund and generationOn will celebrate five young people, between the ages of 5 and 18, for their extraordinary community service and volunteer activities in the past 12 months at a special recognition event in New York City.

Each awardee will also receive a $1,000 educational scholarship.
Nominees must meet the following criteria:
• Be a student in grade K-12 and age 5-18 at time of nomination
• Be a resident of the 50 United States or District of Columbia
• Be available to travel to New York City for a special, expense-paid, two day, one night trip to New York City

Visit http://www.generationOn.org to learn more about how to nominate a Hasbro Community Action Hero today!

Nominations will be accepted through Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 5:00pm EST. Every nomination makes a difference. To recognize the amazing service work performed by youth everywhere, Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) for every nomination received by the February 20, 2013 deadline. K.I.D.S. donates new clothing, shoes, toys, books to kids in need who face poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse, major illness, incarcerated family members, and disaster survival.

generationOn, the global youth service movement of Points of Light, inspires, equips and mobilizes youth to take action through service clubs, schools, youth organizations, campaigns and youth leadership initiatives. It also provides tools and resources to youth, families and educators to help kids change the world and themselves through service. For more, visit http://www.generationOn.org.

Award recipients will be notified on or around April 6, 2012.
Source(s):www.generationOn.org

Photo credit: Microsoft Clip Art

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