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2017 Annual Celebration Awards

National Orphan Train Complex

The National Orphan Train Complex Board of Directors would like to offer you the opportunity to help us select those who have significantly contributed to the mission of the NOTC.  Thank you for your continued support and we hope to see you at the celebration!

Criteria established by the Awards Committee qualifying persons to receive the awards:
Special Recognition Award: A person who recently volunteered his/her time and efforts on behalf of NOTC by performing specific duties in an outstanding manner.

Special Achievement Award: Recognizing an “unsung hero” who has worked for the organization in a capacity that increased knowledge, raised funds, brought about public recognition or furthered the education mission of the organization.

Special President’s Award: (Potential for achieving new goals and fulfilling the original purpose of NOTC, qualifies a person to receive this award.) Length of association has no bearing on the choice.

Founder’s Award: This award is traditionally given to a person who has been a Friend of NOTC, given talks on the orphan train, lead fundraising projects, or has been an asset to NOTC in general.

Volunteer Lifetime Award: A member who has continually supported the work of NOTC and its membership.

Charles Loring Brace Award: A person who has helped preserve the history of the Children’s Aid Society’s participation in the Orphan Train movement.

Sister Irene Fitzgibbons Award: A person who has helped preserve the history of the New York Foundling Hospital’s participation in the Orphan Train movement.