Lifetime Achievement: An individual who has made an impact providing humanitarian services for more than 20 years.
Animal Rescue: An animal that saved a life of a human, an ordinary citizen who used lifesaving skills to save the life of an animal(s) or an individual involved in the care or training of animals.
Community Service: An individual who supports a specific need to the community through their personal efforts to help others.
Educator: An educator who used life-saving training or took heroic actions to save the life of another or 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.
Family: A family member who did something significant to help a fellow family member or impacted families in the community.
First Responder: First Responders that went above and beyond the job expectations in a significant situation.
- Firefighter – A professional or volunteer firefighter or dispatch operator whose lifesaving action went above and beyond the call of duty.
- Law Enforcement – A law enforcement agent whose lifesaving action went above and beyond the call of duty.
Gift of Life: Someone who created awareness of the importance of blood donations in the community by donating blood personally, inspiring others to give or has been a part of scientific advancements to the biomedical community.
Global Citizenship: An individual, group or company who has volunteered or worked to meet the needs of the world’s potentially vulnerable populations by building safer, more resilient communities and providing needed relief.
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.
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 or Young Adult Good Samaritan: A youth or young 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.