Awards

Poverty Matters! recognizes two individuals each year at the award ceremony that takes place during one of the lunches. 

The two awards are: 
Courage Award: Recognizes an individual who has overcome barriers in attaining economic and/or emotional self-sufficiency.
Herb Kohl Helping Hand Award: Recognizes an organization or individual that has demonstrated leadership and commitment to addressing the needs of low-income people.

Do you know an individual or organization who should be nominated for one of these awards? Please download BOTH the following forms:
Poverty Matters Award Nomination Form
Poverty Matters Award Nomination Form page 2

The deadline for award nominations is FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017