The Giving Circle Compassion Awards

The Giving Circle Compassion Award commends the ideals and values of The Giving Circle, selfless compassion-awardcompassion in action.  Honoring those individuals who go above and beyond demonstrating devotion, dedication, tenderheartedness, dependability and perseverance to the needy and suffering beings locally, nationally and internationally.

The Giving Circle Compassion Award recognizes that even the simplest act of kindness can have the greatest impact on the quality of life for the underserved and downtrodden.   This award encourages selfless acts and promotes altruism and compassion in future generations.

  • Local Individual Resident who displays the Embodiment of Compassion:  An individual who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region
  • Local Non-Profit who displays the Embodiment of Compassion:  A local charity, social club, faith-based organization or service group that has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region
  • Local Business whose actions displays the Embodiment of Compassion:  A local business that has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region
  • Founders Award  person(s) whose Lifetime of actions are the Embodiment of selfless Compassion: A person who has dedicated a lifetime to acts of compassion
  • TGC Team Awards:
    • TGC US-based Team Member whose actions Internationally displays the Embodiment of Compassion: A Giving Circle volunteer who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of our Uganda projects
    • TGC Uganda-based Team Member whose actions Internationally displays the Embodiment of Compassion:  A Giving Circle volunteer who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of our Uganda projects
    • The Serge Shishik Memorial Local Team Member of the Year: A Giving Circle volunteer who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region

2018 Winners

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

2015 Winners