Do you know a child advocate?  

Nominate a child advocate for the 2018 John L. Snook Child Advocate Award.  This award honors an individual who has demonstrated over time a continuing commitment to the well-being of children and families in the community and to the advancement of children’s issues through volunteer or professional services and/or public advocacy.

How to Nominate

Please complete the form below in its entirety. Mail, drop off, fax or email this nomination form to: 

  • ReadyKids - Attn:  2018 Awards Committee - 1000 E. High St., Charlottesville, VA 22902
  • Fax - 434-295-2638
  • Email: ksancken@readykidscville.org

Deadline for nominations is 12:30 pm on February 16, 2018The award recipient will be chosen by a community-based committee from among all eligible nominations.  Awards will be presented at the 23rd ReadyKids Community Breakfast on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 8:00am.  Current ReadyKids Staff and Board members are not eligible for nomination.  Previous nominees (but not winners) may be re-nominated.

Questions? Contact Kristin Sancken at ksancken@readykidscville.org or 434-296-4118 ext. 233. 

 

Join us for the 23rd Annual ReadyKids Community Breakfast
Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 8:00am at the Omni Hotel in Downtown Charlottesville.

The Community Breakfast increases awareness of the needs of children and families in our community by bringing together over 200 guests from local government, school boards, leaders of other non-profits, workers from city and county agencies, and the community at large.   Tickets will be available soon.

Past Award Recipients:

  • 2017 - Pam Moran & Rosa Atkins
  • 2016 – Cathy Train
  • 2015 – Emily Schorpp
  • 2014 -  Robert F. Seldon, MD
  • 2013 – Sharon Wood
  • 2012 – Cheryl Lewis
  • 2011 - Judy Smith
  • 2010 - Emily Dreyfus
  • 2009 – Bradley J. Wentz, MSW
  • 2008 – Ruth Stone
  • 2007 – Juandiego Wade
  • 2006 – Roxanne White
  • 2006 – Linda Peacock
  • 2005 – Harold Boyd
  • 2004 – Adelaide Ruffner
  • 2003 – Jack Gallagher
  • 2002 – Helen Buck Reynolds
  • 2001 – Kathy Ralston
  • 2000 - Mary Reese
  • 1995 – Dr. Charles Gleason