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.

We aren’t accepting nominations yet for our awards but watch this page for updates! The nomination instructions and forms will be posted here.