Packers open nomination period for Give Back Award

GREEN BAY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Packers are now accepting nominations for their Give Back Award which recognizes outstanding volunteers within the state of Wisconsin.

Wisconsin nonprofits are invited to nominate exceptional volunteers who demonstrate leadership, dedication and a commitment to bettering their communities through volunteerism. Each volunteer selected for the award receives $2,000 for his or her respective charity.

The Packers Give Back Award is for volunteers who are not compensated for their services and have served a minimum of one year with their organization. Recipients will be selected from the following categories: youth (under the age of 18), adult (ages 18 to 65) and senior (over the age of 65). A total of 10 recipients will be selected.

The nomination period is open through Friday, September 21. To nominate, click here.

The award has given $425,000 to deserving volunteers to benefit their charities or nonprofit organizations since 2000.

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