The Selfless Hero Award was established to help encourage people of all orientations to step out of their comfort zones and engage in selfless acts that uplift and put a smile on the face of others. Selfless4Africa awards $250.00 to two (2) individuals who have demonstrated acts of selflessness to a perfect stranger.
- Participants are encouraged to share their selfless act with the outside world through social media.
- Selfless act must be performed outside their normal sphere of comfort.
- Beneficiaries of selfless act must be a perfect stranger (Beneficiaries who are family, friends, acquaintances, colleagues will disqualify the submission).
- Participant must provide details for the verification of their selfless act; monetary award is granted after a verification process.
- Winning participants will be selected by S4A Team.
- The (2) selfless acts with the most votes will receive $250 in support of their efforts or to a charity of their choice.
- The two Hero Award recipients will be recognized and availed an opportunity to speak at the Benefit Gala.
- The S4A Team is encouraged to participate in this program but are not eligible for to receive the Hero award.
Examples of Selfless Acts:
- Buying groceries for people, preferably in Africa
- Buying shoes for a number of students, preferably in Africa
- Awarding scholarship to children in your community
- Paying rent for the underprivileged either in the US or in Africa
- Paying toll gate fees for someone
- Helping a stranded person on the highway
- Visiting the sick, the elderly, or incarcerated people
- Paying a hospital bill for someone, either in the US or in Africa
- Volunteering in your community
- Joining a mentoring program in your community