Everyday passionate, courageous and self-sacrificing individuals serve others and their community in whole, exhibiting what it means to live united.

United Way of Porter County and partner, The Times of Northwest Indiana, are searching for stories of remarkable, local volunteers for the first annual Spirit Awards. This new community award celebrates individuals who have displayed extraordinary service above self and served as an inspiration to others.

Seven selected individuals will be featured in The Times of Northwest Indiana media and honored at the United Way of Porter County Annual Celebration on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at The Spa Special Events Center in Porter, Indiana.

Award nominations will be accepted from all Northwest Indiana counties. You may submit more than one nomination. Recipients will be selected by a committee of volunteers.

Please fill out the questions below.

Spirit Award

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Deadline - Friday, February 16, 2018 at 12pm. Recipients will be notified week of Monday, February 26, 2018.

Nominator's Information
Who are you nominating?
How can we contact him/her if chosen?
Where has this person served?
What organizations has he/she served with? (If applicable)
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About United Way of Porter County

United Way of Porter County leads community collaboration, unites residents and inspires action to improve lives in Porter County. In 2017, United Way of Porter County provided more than $2.3 million in community support to improve lives of area residents. Annually, they connect more than 8,000 individuals to community projects. To learn more, visit unitedwaypc.org.

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