#VoicesofJAF – December 7th – CNO Financial

December 7, 2015 by

“With the Jefferson Awards, we’ve been able to connect to our community in so many ways, in so many more efficient ways, but also to be able to reward our employees by giving them yearly awards and grants to their non-profits organizations that they are passionate about.” – Media Oakes CNO Financial believes in making […]

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#VoicesofJAF December 6th – Deloitte

December 6, 2015 by

“If you are interested as a corporate leader, like I am, in ways to activate your employees around causes, the Jefferson Award is another unbelievable platform to go ahead and do that.” – Jack Russi Jack is the National Managing Partner of Corporate Development at Deloitte and a long-time Champion of ours in name and […]

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#VoicesofJAF – December 5th – Hillary Schafer

December 5, 2015 by

“Champions is one of our most powerful programs because it’s the engine, behind which we’re both celebrating and activating adults, but also supporting the activation of young people.” -Hillary Schafer We’re 5 days into our December campaign and we love telling your stories! Today, we wanted to shift and talk about our Champions program. There […]

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#VoicesofJAF December 4th – Wesley Boone

December 4, 2015 by

“Someone can activate GearGoingGlobal by looking for used sports gear and connecting it to underprivileged children, either locally or globally.” We met Wesley early this year after submitted his BIG IDEA to LEAD360. A lifetime soccer player, Wes was sad and disappointed to learn that many children around the world have no sporting equipment to […]

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#VoicesofJAF December 3rd – Patricia Manubay

December 3, 2015 by

“The purpose of DreamBoxes is not only to give students the supplies and resources that they need for school, but also the empowerment and encouragement and that support they need to pursue their dreams.” We met Patricia Manubay when she first joined Students in Action as a shy high school sophomore. Fast forward three years […]

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#VoicesofJAF – December 2nd – Brittany Amano

December 2, 2015 by

“I started off with a small food drive with me and three of my closest friends. And we’ve grown to a large organization that impacted over a 150,000 people.” -Brittany Amano We met Brittany Amano when she submitted in BIG IDEA in the 2015 LEAD360 Ideas Contest. Brittany grew up hungry. When she was just […]

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Giving Tuesday is Here – Help Us Get Matched! #VoicesofJAF

December 1, 2015 by

“I believe we are created to do all we can, each in our own way, to heal the world. We heal the world by serving those who suffer, need and want. Answering the call to service is a core part of living fully and being authentically human.” -Joe Sanberg Giving Tuesday has arrived and we’re […]

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Giving Tuesday and Helping JAF this December

November 13, 2015 by

Here at the Jefferson Awards Foundation, we power public service. We are America’s gold seal of public service. Like our namesake, we believe engaging in social good inspires purpose – and drives lasting solutions for our communities and the nation. Our five programs accelerate and amplify public service. We deliver tools for collective engagement and empower anyone to make an impact. We train and activate […]

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The Jefferson Awards Foundation Partners with Compton Unified School District to Promote Public Service Among Student Population

August 4, 2015 by

LOS ANGELES, CA (PRWEB) JULY 28, 2015 The Jefferson Awards Foundation, America’s most prestigious and long-standing organization dedicated to activating and celebrating public service, announced today a new partnership with the Compton Unified School District. The Jefferson Awards Foundation will work closely with the 35 schools and 23,000+ students in the Compton School District to […]

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#Dreamboxes Goes to the Philippines

July 9, 2015 by

This post comes from #LEAD360 winner & #Dreamboxes founder Patricia Manubay, who was recently able to bring her project to the Philippines.   On June 8, 2015 my family and I traveled to Sito Lunao Elementary School in Laguna, Philippines. It was a small school for kinder to grade five students located at the very […]

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