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Estimated Key Dates

Updated 01/10/22

02/01/22 - 04/29/22
Call for Sponsors
05/13/22
Deadline to Become a Sponsor
06/01/22 - 6/30/22
Call for Nominees
07/15/22
Deadline for Materials from Nominees
08/1/22
Awards Nominations announced
08/15/22
Online Voting Begins
08/19/22
Online Voting Ends
09/02/22
Deadline for Ads for Program Book
09/09/22
Gala Tickets Go On Sale
10/2022
The Acts of Kindness Awards Gala
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Award Categories

Good Samaritan-Hero

The Acts of Kindness Good Samaritan-Hero Award recognizes individuals who unselfishly helped or protected an individual(s) in need, typically a stranger, whose life or human dignity were in danger.

Eligibility:

  • Nominee(s) resides or works in Marion County, Florida. 

  • The nominee(s) will have performed a specified act or deed during the Acts of Kindness Awards recognition period and within Marion County, Florida.

  • Nominees can be an individual, a couple, or a group of individuals.

  • The act or deed must be performed outside the context of the nominee’s paid employment.


Entry judging shall consider:
(1) The visibility of the act or deed is such that others will be inspired by it.
(2) Shows tremendous courage, compassion and kindness in their action and deed.
(3) The selflessness of the action or deed, e.g., voluntarily went out of their way.

Offical Forms

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