Guardians for Good Award


2023 Guardians for Good Award

Guardians for Good is a community that is open to anyone who supports HelpLine through sponsorship, service or social advocacy within our eight-county service territory.

The Guardians for Good Award is presented annually to an individual or organization within the HelpLine service territory that has demonstrated superior advocacy, sponsorship, and support, and exemplifies HelpLine values that propel the organization toward achieving its mission/vision.

Nominations for the 2023 Guardians for Good Award will open on Monday, August 28, 2023 and can be submitted hereNominations can be self-made or by a third party and are due on Monday, Oct. 23 by midnight. 

The custom-designed award will be presented at the 5th Annual Guardians for Good Luncheon, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2023.

Nomination Form


Guardians for Good Award Process

The HelpLine leadership team makes the selection based on nominations from agency staff members who will provide a brief narrative describing the qualifying characteristics of the candidate complete with examples of their service. The award may be given to more than one individual or group, and the decision is final. 

Purpose of Award:

  • Recognize everyday champions who embody HelpLine values, and work to cultivate and advance good in the community
  • Celebrate significant achievements and progress toward the HelpLine vision through the donor lens
  • Reinforces appreciation for sponsorship, service, and social activism activities
  • Build a community and culture of recognition among our donors and friends 

Selection Criteria:

  • Existing Guardian (volunteer, financial, social activism, or Board)
  • Significant contribution toward the achievement of the HelpLine mission
  • Nomination received by the deadline


Become an Event Sponsor

To become a sponsor for the 5th Annual Guardians for Good Awards celebration, download the sponsorship packet here. For additional information, contact Marketing and Development Director, Tamika Vinson-Reid, at or 740.363.1835, ext. 305.

Previous Winners:





  • Delaware African American Heritage Council
  • Delaware General Health District
  • Family Promise
  • George Needham
  • Michael Schnell
  • Second Ward Community Center 
  • Susan Hanson


























About Guardians for Good

Guardians for Good is a HelpLine community that is open to anyone who supports HelpLine through sponsorship, service or social activism within our seven-county service territory. Learn more here


Tamika Vinson-Reid
Marketing and Development Director or 740.363.1835, ext. 305