Purdue accepting nominations for Inspiring Families and Building Communities Award

May 13, 2015  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University's College of Health and Human Sciences is accepting nominations for the 14th annual Inspiring Families and Building Communities Award.

The award honors community programs or collaborations that help to strengthen the well-being of Indiana families. Youth programs serving both caregivers and children that help to unify and build up families also may apply. 

A cash award of up to $1,500 will be given to the winning organization. Other finalists may receive up to $500.

The college is accepting nominations through June 5. Groups, organizations and collaborations may self-nominate. All nominations must have the signed endorsement of the local community foundation officer. A nomination form is available online

Nominees and finalists from past years are encouraged to reapply. The 2014 winners include Family Promise of Greater Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Just Us Kids Outdoors in Wayne County and Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Brown County. 

Writer: Amy Patterson Neubert, 765-494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu

Source: Denise Buhrmester, 765-496-3663, buhrmest@purdue.edu 

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