Established in 2010, United Way of Greater Stark County's DeHoff Emerging Philanthropist Award has recognized a community volunteer, age 45 and under who impacts their community through direct service and volunteer work.

This award honors two of United Way’s most dedicated campaign volunteers. Bob and Linda DeHoff have been involved in numerous fundraising initiatives benefiting the residents of Greater Stark County and received The Association of Fundraising Professionals' Outstanding Philanthropist Northeast Ohio Award in 2017. More information here.

Through the generosity of the DeHoff family, the recipient will receive $10,000 to be donated to the winner's charity of choice (must be a 510 (c) 3 nonprofit health & human services organization). The selected recipient and nominator should plan to attend the United Way of Greater Stark County Annual Meeting, Spring 2020, where the selected recipient will be formally recognized.

Nominators: Nominations close Monday, February 6 2023, by 5 p.m. If your nominee is selected, you may be asked to provide photographs and appear in a video. Thank you for your nomination!