Nominate someone you know for a Jefferson Award

Recognize someone's outstanding community service by nominating them for a Jefferson Award.

Do you know someone whose selflessness and service has made a difference in your community? Nominate them for a Jefferson Award and to be the subject of an upcoming segment of "Making a Difference with Jessica Guay" on 6 News.

Founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Sen. Robert Taft Jr., and Sam Beard, the Jefferson Awards National Ceremonies are the country's longest standing and most prestigious celebration of public service.

Over the past 44 years, the Awards have identified and honored over 60,000 local "Unsung Heroes" alongside hundreds of prominent national figures.

Nominations can also be made at

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