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Nominations now being accepted for exceptional volunteers

Serve Washington is now accepting nominations for awards to recognize and celebrate exceptional volunteers in communities all across Washington state. These awards honor the exemplary service of individuals, groups and organizations that made a significant and measurable contribution to their communities through volunteer service during 2019. Anyone can nominate a volunteer for this recognition.

Seattle Mariners Recognize Governor's Volunteer Service Award Honorees on Field at Safeco Field (Video)

On April 16 at Salute to Volunteers Night, the Seattle Mariners recognized honorees of the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards during a pre-game on-field ceremony where the youngest honoree, nine year old Jayden Nelson threw the ceremonial first pitch. Watch the ceremony video.

Seattle Mariners' Salute to Volunteers Night

On the evening of April 11, 2017, the Seattle Mariners and Serve Washington hosted the ninth annual Salute to Volunteers Night at Safeco Field where the Mariners played the Houston Astros.

Read About the Recipients of the Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

Visit Awards and recognition for descriptions of the volunteers' service.

Recipients of 2017 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards with Gov. Jay Inslee, First Lady Trudi Inslee (lower right - front row), Serve Washington Executive Director Debbie Schuffenhauer, and Chair Susan Weiss (lower left - front row)

2017 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards recipients

Washington celebrates Volunteer Appreciation Day

Olympia - To recognize the countless acts of service performed by one of Washington’s most valuable assets — its volunteers — Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed April 11 as Volunteer Appreciation Day.

CLOSED - nominations for 2018 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding volunteer - someone who devotes incredible energy to making your community and our state a better place to live? How about a national service member whose volunteer service goes above and beyond the requirements of the designated program? What about a well-run program at an organization, business or corporation that supports volunteerism? If so, you can help them get the recognition they deserve.