Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family IMPACT Award

35th Annual Volunteer Awards

35th Annual Volunteer Awards

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Victoria Inn

Deadline for nominations is
Friday February 2, 2018


Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Family IMPACT Award

Call for Nominations

Volunteer Manitoba's Volunteer Awards Dinner is an opportunity to celebrate and honour volunteers and groups who give their time, energy and talents to help Manitoba build stronger communities. Our province is rich with a culture of caring that volunteers helped to build - passionate people determined to make a difference. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is committed to supporting volunteerism in our province and proud to once again be a presenting sponsor of the Volunteer Awards Dinner.

The MANITOBA LIQUOR & LOTTERIES FAMILY IMPACT AWARD promotes family volunteering across Manitoba and recognizes an outstanding family that has dedicated their time and resources to giving back to Manitobans.


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 a variety of volunteer programs is desirable.
-The volunteer efforts 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.

A "Family" is defined as two or more members that are related either through blood relation, marriage, or circumstance.

Please include a narrative that is at least one page in length detailing how the nominated family has contributed back to their communities, promoting togetherness, and generosity.

Nomination Procedure

  1. Please provide a description of the family's volunteer work and of the family's motivation or reasons for volunteering. Include the name/ type of organization, if applicable.
  2. Please provide details of how the family showed leadership in their volunteer activities, for example, in identifying a need, building and attracting support, fundraising and overcoming obstacles and challenges.
  3. Describe how the family used initiative in their approach to meeting an individual's or the communities' needs.
  4. Tell us the roles of the family members, while providing the service (e.g.: leader, treasurer, volunteer coordinator, etc.)
  5. Describe how the family's community or neighbourhood benefited from their volunteer contributions.
  6. Please outline the family's prior volunteer experience and any other additional information that may be relevant to the award category.


An independent panel of judges reviews all nominations and will select the award recipients. All nominators and candidates will be notified in writing of the judges' decision.

Please submit a digital image, or photograph, of the nominated family, if possible volunteering, with your submission.

Nomination Forms

Online Form