Send your nomination in today!

Do you know of a member who is actively involved in fundraising activities, or educating others about the Daughters of the Nile Foundation, or have contributed to the Foundation, and should be recognized? The Daughters of the Nile Foundation is extremely grateful for these kind of contributions to aid us in our mission of helping children. 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 McHenry Awards. A recipient will receive a Pyramid of Commitment, including a gold heart/children pin embellished with a green stone made only for the McHenry Award winners. These awards are made possible by a generous gift from the law partners of McHenry Haszard Law in Lincoln, Nebraska.
All members of Daughters of the Nile join the Foundation Board of Directors in thanking the McHenrys and the partners of McHenry Haszard Law, for their generosity in underwriting this award. To nominate an individual for one of these prestigious awards, please submit a written description of the member’s qualifications with regard to the criteria listed below.

The deadline for submitting nominations is April 30 of each year.

McHenry Award Selection Criteria:

1. Recipients must be a Lady of the Household (she may have held an office in the Subordinate Temple).
2. Recipients must have made a contribution to the Foundation:

  • Through their efforts, they have supported the mission of the Foundation by doing one or more of the following:
  • Being actively involved in the fundraising activities at the Shriners Hospitals for Children®, their Temple, or through the Foundation;
  • Educating the public as to the mission and vision of the Foundation;
  • Educating the members of the Daughters of the Nile as to the mission and vision of the Foundation; and/or
  • Initiating philanthropic endeavors that provide for the needs of patients of Shriners Hospitals for Children® through the Foundation; or
  • Giving a minimum of $5,000.00 in cash or the equivalent value of assets to CEF or CRA.

3. Submit a nomination of individual(s) with a detail of contributions by that individual for vote by the Board.
4. Nominations shall be submitted no later than April 30 each year.

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