Here’s one thing we know – volunteers are at the heart of nonprofits. Another thing we know? Recognizing volunteers for a job well done keeps them coming back!


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Monday, April 24, 2017

11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Disneyland Hotel ~ Grand Ballroom


Congratulations to our 2017 Giving is Living Recipients!

For the last 27 years, the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards has been the venue to announce the Giving is Living Honoree, celebrating the work of influential organizations, families and businesses that have significantly impacted our community. 


Thank you to all our 2017 Giving is Living nominees>> 


Congratulations to our 2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards Honorees!

Click here to view full list of Honorees >>


2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Impact Report

View the impact of the 41st Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards.

2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Photos

Check out all the photos this year's event!

2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Step & Repeat Photos

Download photos from our Spirit of Volunteerism Step & Repeat!

Event Information

Learn more about Spirit of Volunteerism Awards and its history, the 2017 Giving is Living Award recipients and how it impacts the Orange County community.

Thank you to our 2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Sponsors

The Allergan Foundation · Anaheim Ducks & Honda Center · Bank of America · The Boston Consulting Group · The Colton Company · EY · Fluor · Goodwill of Orange County · PAAMCO · Rob & Jane Reindl · UPS · Capital Group Companies · Beckman Coulter · HUB International Insurance Services Inc. · Insight Investments · Jeff Black / McDermott & Bull Executive Search · Orange County Community Foundation · Rutan & Tucker, LLP · SBGA · Ventura Foods · BJ’s Community Foundation · Continuum Consulting · DPR Construction · First American Title Insurance Company · FORTIS Resource Partners · Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP · The Gooding Family · Hedges & Associates, Inc. · John & Susie Hurlbut · Charlene & Mike Immell · Macy’s · Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP · Daniel & Wilette McQuaid · Minka Group · MINYARD | MORRIS · Robinson Calcagnie, Inc. · S. Benjamins & Company, Inc. · The Orange County Register · World Travel Bureau, Inc. ·  Gary Meister & Christy Zidonis · Anthem Blue Cross · Bassam & Cherine Fawaz · Sharon & Howard Smith · Denise Scott