Call to Service Award


The purpose for the President’s Call to Service Award, also known as the President’s Volunteer Service Award, is to honor the hundreds of thousands of people across America that have volunteered hundreds, if not thousands of volunteer hours over their lifetime.
The program was established to honor the volunteer works of individuals, families and organizations throughout the United States. There have been several variations of this program using different names, including the President’s Volunteer Action Award from the 1980s.
admin-ajaxThe current program is called the President’s Volunteer Service Award and was created by President George W. Bush in 2002. President Bush presented the award to Hero and RMRH Board President Buddy Shannon in May 2008. Buddy accepted the award on behalf of all the Heroes in the organization.