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Nominations Now Being Accepted for PWSA | USA’s 2023 Volunteer Awards

Help us honor our PWSA | USA volunteers!

Do you know someone who deserves to be recognized for their service and dedication to PWSA | USA's mission and the PWS community? Volunteer Appreciation Award nominations are now being accepted through Sunday, April 30, 2023 for the following awards:

  • 2023 Advocacy in Action Star - This award reflects advocacy work that has increased the public’s awareness of PWS. Each year PWSA | USA recognizes outstanding grassroots advocacy efforts. The award for Advocacy and Awareness is awarded to volunteer who sets an example for his or her peers by undertaking a significant amount of advocacy endeavors, at the state and/or federal level, on behalf of the PWSA | USA community. The goal of the award is to promote year-around advocacy and acknowledge the positive effects of a single advocate. 
  • Family Support Champion - This award reflects work that has provided some type of support to one family or a hundred families.  
  • Research Star - This award reflects work that has in some way progressed research efforts. 
  • 2023 Legislative Champion (Elected Official) - The PWS community is full of people who inspire us with a relentless passion to affect positive change. The PWSA | USA Legislative Champion Award should recognize a congressional leader who has made a legislative effort to support and bring awareness to the unmet needs of our PWS community.
  • 2023 Volunteer of the Year - This award recognizes outstanding achievement in Family Support, Research, Education and Advocacy & Awareness. This individual has shown remarkable leadership, assertiveness, integrity, and a deep level of commitment to our mission, all of which have led directly to the success of all our programs at PWSA | USA. It is our sincerest hope that you will continue to be an example for our community…to inspire your fellow volunteers and continue to shape the lives of those battling PWS for years to come.  

The award recipients will be announced during our 37th National Convention Family Conference. Click on the button below to download the Volunteer Appreciation Award Nomination Form. Please submit your completed form to volunteer@pwsausa.org. Thank you!

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