Life Time Achievement: An individual who has made an impact providing humanitarian services for more than 20 years.
Community Service: An individual who supports a specific need to the community through their personal efforts to help others.
Educator: An individual or individuals that created a new program, provided courses that have had an impact for many years, or did something special to educate others in safety or preparedness – something unique. Example may be the creation of a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program.
Family: A family member who did something significant to help a fellow member of his or her family.
First Responder: A First Responder that went above and beyond the job expectations in a significant situation.
Good Samaritan: An adult who uses their knowledge in prevention, preparedness, safety, or identifies a specific community need to help others, save a life, prevent an injury, or respond to an emergency.
International: An individual or individuals that support a specific need, aligning with one of more of the American Red Cross International Principles: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.
Military: An off-duty military person or a military family member who expended significant personal efforts to help others.
Preparedness: Organizations or individuals that have provided a safer environment through safety training and preparedness in the workplace, at home, or in the community at large.
Youth/Young Adult: A youth or young adult who uses knowledge in prevention, preparedness, safety, or identifies a specific community need to help others, save a life, prevent an injury, or respond to an emergency.