About the Awards
Honorees of the New Jersey State Governor’s Volunteerism Award (formerly Jefferson Awards) achieve measurable community impact and represent outstanding acts of public service, without the expectation of recognition or compensations.
Recipients demonstrate unique vision, dedication and tenacity of heroic proportion and serve as inspiration for others.
Impact in Numbers
Category: Community PillarNominator: Maria Witkowski What was their service? Amanda implemented a series of projects – she
Zalman & Toba Grossbaum
Category: Service to YouthNominator: Faygie Levy What was their service? Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum, CEO of Friendship Circle/LifeTown, and
Category: Volunteer LeadershipNominator: Eleanor Letcher What was their service? Jo-Ann is actively involved in Suicide Prevention, especially important