TMCNet:  America's Top 10 Youth Volunteers of 2014 to be Announced Monday

[May 04, 2014]

America's Top 10 Youth Volunteers of 2014 to be Announced Monday

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SUNDAY, MAY 4, 6:00 P.M. - Top Two Youth Volunteers From Each State Honored



National Museum of Natural History, Constitution Ave. at 10th St. NW, Washington, D.C.



The top two youth volunteers from each state and Washington, D.C. will gather for the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community State Awards Ceremony. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., they will hear from Prudential Financial Chairman and CEO John Strangfeld, Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker and film and television star Sasha Pieterse. After dinner, each honoree will be presented with a $1,000 award. Youth volunteers from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Ireland, India and China will also be honored.

MONDAY, MAY 5, 9:30 A.M. - Honorees Promote Literacy at D.C. Elementary Schools



Walker-Jones Education Campus, 1125 New Jersey Avenue NW and Thomson Elementary School, 1200 L Street NW



The State Honorees will present donated books to the schools and conduct small group reading sessions with the students.

MONDAY, MAY 5, 12:45 P.M. - Nation's Top Ten Youth Volunteers of 2014 Announced



U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Hall of Flags, 1615 H Street, Washington, D.C.



Bill Basl, director of AmeriCorps at the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Massie Ritsch, acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, will help announce the nation's top 10 youth volunteers of 2014. The 10 National Honorees will be presented with personal awards of $5,000, gold medallions, crystal trophies, and $5,000 Prudential Foundation grants for charitable organizations of their choice.

Monday's ceremony will be streamed live starting at 12:45 p.m.EST at

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