2023 Community Gratitude
First Call's Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon celebrates those who work tirelessly to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs, and addiction by recognizing champions in the field. All nominations must be submitted by January 6, 2023.
Download a printable Gratitude Nomination form. (Digital online form below)
Lifetime Achievement: A person who has dedicated their longstanding career to work in the substance use disorder treatment, recovery, or prevention fields.
Professional of the Year: A person who is committed to providing quality direct services in the substance use disorder treatment or prevention fields.
Recovery Champion: A person who has reduced stigma and improved access to recovery through peer support, advocacy, or public policy change.
Young Leader: A youth or young adult advocate working to prevent substance use and reduce substance misuse in the community.
Philanthropist of the Year**: A funder whose consistent support has had a significant impact on First Call programs and operations.
Volunteer of the Year**: An individual whose generosity with resources and experience has a significant impact on First Call programs and operations.
*Family members of First Call employees are not eligible for consideration.
**Please note: Philanthropist of the Year and Volunteer of the Year honorees are selected by an internal committee voting process at First Call.