4th Annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards – Take Your Hat Off to Local Nonprofit Heroes
December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4th Annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards
Hats Off Awards Salute Nonprofit Heroes With Some Surprises in Store
Nonprofits First, Inc. will host its fourth annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 6 p.m. The event, which will be held live and virtually, will honor more than 100 nominees in 10 categories from across Palm Beach County’s nonprofit sector for their dedication to service and the business of doing good. Tickets are $20. VIP tickets are $150 and include a bottle of sparkling wine, a bottle of bubbles, a party hat or crown, other surprises, plus a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card. Both can be purchased at HatsOffAwards.org.
While the festivities will be live streamed from Nonprofit First’s headquarters, they promise to be lively and entertaining. Special guest appearances, a best hat contest and the People’s Choice Award will all take place along with the live announcement of the winners.
“We are giving it our all to make this event special and memorable like it has been in the past, even though it’s virtual,” said Nonprofits First CEO Jessica Cecere. “It’s so important to recognize the people who are going the extra mile to serve our community.
This year’s sponsors include FPL and Valley Bank, and there are many sponsorship opportunities still available. Funds raised from the Hats Off Nonprofit Awards benefit Nonprofits First educational programs. These programs focus on professional development, leadership, and training that nonprofit community volunteers and employees need to lead and succeed.
“We are so grateful to our sponsors and everyone supporting this event,” said Natalie Alvarez, 2020 Hats Off Awards Event Chair. “People in the nonprofit sector work tirelessly, and this is an opportunity to make sure they know they are appreciated.
This year, the Hats Off to Heroes Award has been added to honor the extraordinary efforts of those who have to come to the rescue of people in our community during this difficult time. To see the full list of this year’s categories and nominees, visit nonprofitsfirst.org/page/hatsoffnominees.
Hosting the 2020 Hats Off Awards are Committee Chair, Natalie M. Alvarez and her host committee: Cheryl Baldwin, Jessica Cecere, Victoria Chouris, Peter Cruise, Philip DiComo, Charlotte Gill, Bob Goldfarb, Laureen Hunter, Debra Jaffe, Shawn Jan, Michelle Martin-Carr, Courtney Mickens, Mark Montgomery, Melissa Nash, Christine Pitts and Jennifer Sardone-Shiner.
For more than 13 years, Nonprofits First, Inc. has been the leading resource for strengthening the administrative and operational capacity of nonprofit organizations in the community. Comprised of experienced professionals, consultants, and volunteers, the vision of Nonprofits First is a community in which all nonprofits achieve their highest level of desired impact.