LetsGiveBack.org Presents First Founders’ Award Honoring Community Leader

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Non-profit organization, LetsGiveBack.org, recognizes Arlyne Meyers as a local leader who personifies giving back

LetGiveBack.org announced today the awarding of its first Annual Founders’ Award to Ms. Arlyne Meyers. The founders of LetsGiveBack.org presented this year’s award to Ms. Meyers at the quarterly advisory council meeting.

The following is an excerpt from the tribute to Mrs. Meyers, “We are proud to be presenting our very first Founders’ Award to Arlyne Meyers. She is a perfect example of someone in the community who always gives back. She gives of her time in countless ways. She truly encapsulates what we at LetsGiveBack.org want to do with our organization. We want to empower others to take action when they see someone or know of someone that needs help or is in crisis whether they know what to do or not. Arlyne always takes action.”

The LetsGiveBack.org Founders’ Award is presented by the Board of Directors and recognizes the significant contributions of an active member of the community who “gives back” regularly. Recipients of the LetsGiveBack.org Founders’ Award exemplify the following characteristics: organizes and mobilizes volunteers and resources to benefit the greater community; demonstrates sustained commitment to meeting community needs; utilizes unique and creative approaches to meeting needs; and develops and fosters the virtues and skills of civic engagement and social responsibility.

Since 2009, LetsGiveBack.org has been helping people help others. LetsGiveBack.org is a non-profit corporation (501c3) dedicated to building community. One way LetsGiveBack.org builds community is by providing GiveBackPacks™ which are backpacks containing basic supplies often needed during a stay in the hospital.

When people face a medical crisis, their family, friends, and neighbors want to help. Too often, the people who care don’t know what to do and the people in crisis don’t know what to ask for. LetsGiveBack.org, addresses this issue and solves this problem for the recipient and the giver. This organization has researched what families need when facing a medical crisis and has put together GiveBackPacks containing items a person may need in the hospital.

About LetsGiveBack.org
LetsGiveBack.org is a non-profit corporation (501c3) dedicated to building community through helping others. One way we offer assistance is by providing GiveBackPacks™ which are backpacks containing basic supplies often needed during a stay in the hospital. Founded in September 2009, LetsGiveBack.org is headquartered in Fairfax, Va. More information can be found at http://www.letsgiveback.org.

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