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Celebrating our community's heroes

Every year, United Way holds a special event to celebrate those who donate their time and money to helping their neighbors here in our community.

We invite you to join us for this year's Bravo! on Thursday, June 1st at Ceresville Mansion from 6pm - 8pm and help us celebrate the service of our community's amazing volunteers and organizations. Dress code: business casual.

For questions, please contact Allison Lanham, Director of Advancement:

United Way believes philanthropic organizations are the key to making lasting changes in the community. All of the following organizations and individuals have shown a remarkable commitment to United Way and to making Frederick better for all. We wish to honor them with our prestigious recognitions. Our 2017 Awardees will be announced at the reception.

Previous Awardees

Bravo! 2016 Award Recipients

Spirit of Community Award

M&T Bank is the 2016 recipient of United Way of Frederick County's highest honor

Community Impact Award

Frederick County Libraries

Outstanding Small Business Award

Canapés Catering

Outstanding Community Impact Partner Award

AmeriCorps A-STAR

Corporate Leader Award

Giant Eagle

Outstanding Volunteer Award

Hermine Bernstein, Program Coordinator for Blessings in a Backpack

Nonprofit Leader Award

Dan Kurtenbach, President & CEO of Goodwill Industries of Monocacy Valley, Inc.

Outstanding Advocate Award

Walkersville Middle School – Rachel’s Challenge Club