Wellington Community Foundation Nominated For Countywide Award

The board of directors of the Wellington Community Foundation.

The board of directors of the Wellington Community Foundation is celebrating the local nonprofit’s nomination this week among a number of nonprofits for the 2021 Hats Off Nonprofit Awards in the “Nonprofit of the Year-Small” category.

“On behalf of the entire board, we are pleased and proud to be considered for this very special award,” said Tom Wenham, chair of the Wellington Community Foundation. “I am glad to see that the work we are doing for all the seniors, veterans and children of Wellington is being recognized on the countywide level.”

The Hats Off Nonprofit Awards celebrates and honors organizations of the Palm Beach County nonprofit sector and the professionals and volunteers behind the hundreds of charities who contribute to making the community strong.

Nominations are accepted in the following categories: Nonprofit of the Year (small, medium and large); Nonprofit Volunteer of the Year; Nonprofit MVP of the Year; Nonprofit Professional of the Year; Nonprofit Executive of the Year; Lifetime Achievement Award; Hats Off to Heroes Award; and Community Collaborators Award.

New this year is the Nonprofit Innovation Award, which recognizes creative and nontraditional approaches to solving community challenges.

The fifth annual Hats Off Nonprofit Awards will take place Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts Cohen Pavilion. For more information, visit www.nonprofitsfirst.org or call (561) 214-7435.

The Wellington Community Foundation is a charitable nonprofit organization committed to helping Wellington seniors, children and veterans by improving their quality of life.

To learn more about the foundation, or to get involved, visit www.wellingtoncommunityfoundation.org.