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.

Meanwhile, you can help by nominating the 2016 Compassion Award recipients in each of the following categories:

  • Local Individual Resident:  An individual who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region
  • Local Nonprofit:  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:  A local business that has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region
  • Founders Award: A person who has dedicated a lifetime to acts of compassion
  • Courage Award: A local resident who has, through the courage of their convictions, demonstrated the will and determination to overcome obstacles to either improving their own life or the lives of others in our community.
  • TGC Team Awards: This year we are seeking nominations for these very special awards:
    • TGC Uganda Individual Member of the Year: A Giving Circle volunteer who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of our Uganda projects
    • TGC Uganda-based Individual:  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: A Giving Circle volunteer who has through selfless compassion most influenced or touched people of the Saratoga region

2017 Winners

2016 Winners

2015 Winners