The WKBN Caring campaign and the Hope Foundation honor the community

The WKBN 27 Caring for Our Community campaign teams up with the Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley to honor deserving individuals and businesses in 2016.

Nominations can now be accepted for the 2016 H.O.P.E. Lifetime Achievement Award and the Making the Difference Award.

The H.O.P.E. award is presented to an individual who is: Honorable, Outstanding, Philanthropic and Excellent.  The first recipient of the award was the late Henry Nemenz who was recognized for his many decades of donating time, money and resources to improve the quality of life for children and families in our community.

The Making the Difference award is new for 2016 and will be presented to a local business that has generously given of their time and resources to benefit deserving children and their families.

Both awards will be presented at the Hope Foundation’s annual Wine for Hope fundraising event on April 15, 2016 at the Lake Club.  For more information on the event go to

The deadline for nominations is February 2, 2016 and forms are found below:
H.O.P.E. Lifetime Achievement Award 2016
Making a Difference Award 2016

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