United Way of Central Florida announces new annual Difference-Maker award for local young leaders.
Nominations open now.
One person of integrity can make a difference.
– Elie Wiesle
Those are words that former United Way of Central Florida Ambassador and staff member Kayla Harris found inspiration in. This award honors her memory and is given at the organization’s Annual Meeting.
The Difference-Maker Award was established to honor a young leader in Central Florida who exemplifies Kayla’s heart for making an impact on their community with a commitment to continuous community service and a vision for improving lives and strengthening their community.
Last years recipient, Sarah Beth Rogers, is a former staff member who has been active in the community since graduating college. She is a mentor and fierce advocate for children, providing hope for Highlands County and Central Florida.
UWCF invites you to nominate someone you believe is worthy of this honor. Other considerations include:
- Volunteer service within Polk, Highlands or Hardee counties
- Involvement with local young professionals organizations such as Emerge, Engage or Endeavor
- Member of United Way Young Leaders Society
- United Way Ambassador
UWCF board members and staff are not eligible.