Help Us Choose Our 2004 Family Advocates -- Send Us Your Nominations
These days, we’re all busy, rushed and stressed. That’s why we marvel at the person or group who somehow finds a way to help people just like us – parents, children, families – when they, too, are just as busy with their own lives. These unsung heroes are people in our communities who work tirelessly and often without acknowledgement to help the families of Massachusetts. In fact, they make it a top priority.

Each year, The Boston Parents’ Paper recognizes individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a unique commitment to families and children in Massachusetts with our Family Advocate Awards. We need your help.

Check out our 2003 Family Advocate Award Winners
Who are the unsung heroes in your back yard? Who are the people in your community – or in our state – who have such a dedication to families? Take a look around you. If you spot a family advocate living among you, send us a letter or an email to let us know. Nominations, due by April 9, must be accompanied by your name, telephone number and a brief explanation of how your nominee is making a difference for Massachusetts families.

Family Advocate Categories:

• Hero/Role Model This person is committed to helping children or families in a heroic way – someone who works hard to promote change against the odds. A hero/role model might be a teacher, caregiver, friend or even a businessperson who goes above and beyond to help families.

• Public Friend – A prominent local public figure working for the needs of Massachusetts families, this person demonstrates a passion for helping families that goes beyond the requirements of his or her public position.

• Volunteer – This is a person who has unselfishly made a difference in the lives of children, parents or families by volunteering time and talents.

• Organization or Program This established group, business or innovative program has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to child, parent or family needs over the past year.

The deadline for your Family Advocate Award nominations is April 9.

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