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.

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Honoree Profiles

Matthew Zhang

Category: Youth in ServiceNominator: Councilman Michael M. Vieira, Xiaole Shen What was their service? In 9th grade, Matthew

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Mary Porcello

Category: Lifetime ServiceNominator: Joe Vitale What was their service? Mary has spent her life serving others.  She and

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