Do you know someone whose kindness has changed someone’s life? Do they inspire people to be better, do better and want better for our world? Have they achieved a personal triumph or helped someone else be their best?
Nominate them today for a Humankind Award and you both can win money!
USA TODAY's Humankind honors everyday people who have showcased the highest level of kindness, compassion, and perseverance. See examples and learn more here.
Each Humankind Award category celebrates an everyday person who is making a difference in their community. Nominations are open through August 31 and can be submitted here. The nomination categories include:
Best of Animalkind Award
Best of Militarykind Award
Best of Womankind Award
Best of Sportskind Award
Best of Earthkind Award
Humankind Educator of the Year
Humankind Healthcare Worker of the Year
Humankind Triumph Award
Humankind Act of Kindness Caught on Video
Humankind Person of the Year
Humankind Viewer’s Choice Award
The Best of Humankind Award winners will be selected through a public nomination and voting process and reviewed by an advisory board. Winners in each category will be rewarded $1,000, with the person nominating them receiving $250.
Nominations are open through August 31, and one lucky person will be selected at random to win $1,000 just for nominating. In October, public voting will determine the winner, which will be announced during the nationwide awards show streaming in December.
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For more information on the Best of Humankind Awards, nominations, and show updates, please visit HumankindAwards.com.
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