Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family Award

38th Annual Virtual Volunteer Awards

38th Annual Virtual Volunteer Awards

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Virtual Celebration!

Deadline for nominations is
Monday May 24, 2021


Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family Award

The Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family Award promotes family volunteering across Manitoba and recognizes an outstanding family that has dedicated their time and resources to giving back to Manitobans.

The Annual Awards Celebration is an opportunity to celebrate and honour those volunteers and groups who give their time, energy and talents to help build stronger communities across the province. Manitoba has the 2nd highest rate of volunteerism in Canada, and the province is rich with a culture of caring that volunteers helped to build. For over 25 years, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries has proudly partnered with Volunteer Manitoba to celebrate passionate volunteers who are determined to make a difference. As the presenting sponsor of the awards celebration, MBLL continues to support volunteerism across communities in Manitoba.

Eligibility Criteria

The recipient will be a Manitoba family who has demonstrated outstanding and consistent caring for the improvement of the community around them.

  • The family must currently reside in Manitoba.
  • Involvement in more than one volunteer program is desirable.
  • The volunteer work must be completed solely on a volunteer basis, and the family cannot receive any monetary compensation for their efforts.
  • The volunteering must have occurred in Manitoba.

For the purpose of this nomination, a family is defined as two or more members that are related either through blood relation, marriage, or circumstance.

How to submit a nomination

  1. Complete the online nomination form (see below)
    • In the section Reason for Nomination please provide a description of the family's volunteer work and include the name/type of organization (if applicable)
    • Some examples of how a family can show leadership include; identifying a need, building and attracting support, fundraising and overcoming obstacles and challenges.
    • Tell us about the roles each member of the family took while volunteering (eg: team leader, treasurer, volunteer coordinator, fundraiser, etc.)
  2. Attach to the online form any supporting information you wish the jury to review. This could include: supporting letters (no more than 2), newsletter clippings (please submit only information pertaining to the nominee, and not a full newsletter), media coverage, or photos.
    Please note, you can only upload one attachment so please combine your information into one document. If you are not able to do so, please email additional information to and include the nominee's name and the award category in the subject line.


An independent panel of judges reviews all nominations and will select the award recipient(s). If selected as a recipient, nominees will be notified in early June.

Nomination Forms

Online Form