The 53rd annual Lynchburg Chapter Humanitarian Awards Dinner will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the University of Lynchburg.

Accepting Nominations for the
2020 Awards Dinner
until January 15, 2020

The Humanitarian Award of the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities is presented to those individuals who have demonstrated a personal commitment to the promotion of respect and understanding among people of diverse racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds.  On occasion, the organization may bestow the Jeffrey B. Spence Award for Interfaith Understanding to individuals who have conducted exceptional work in the area of interfaith understanding. The Distinguished Merit Award recognizes corporations or community organizations for their humanitarian work.

Thank you to the 2019 Humanitarian Award Dinner Supporters:

Humanitarian Level Supporter

Benefactor Level Supporters

Corporate Level Supporter

• Charlie C. Boyd, Jr.  

Centra Health, Inc.

Table Level Supporters

Agudath Sholom Synagogue

Bank of the James

Campbell Insurance

• Dolly & Will Cardwell

Central Virginia Community College

• “The City of Lynchburg” sponsored by Marjette Upshur & Bonnie Svrcek

• Delbridges and Friends

Dermatology Consultants

The Education & Research Foundation, Inc.

• Dr. Delores E. Fowler


Generation Solutions

• Friends of Ellen Gross

• Heritage Connection Gifts & Tailoring

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

John Stewart Walker, Inc.

Johnson Health Center

Liberty University

Lynchburg City Schools

Lynchburg Community Action Group, Inc.

• Lynchburg Grows

• Lynchburg Jewish Community Council

Moore & Giles Inc.

• Thomas and Ellen Nygaard

• L. Kimball Payne III

Past Humanitarian Awards

Past Honorees
a listing of all past honorees with Biographies (as available)

Past Dinner Chairs
a listing of all past dinner chairs

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