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Harold W. Ashenmil is the Founding National President of the Kidney Foundation. This Award was initiated to honour his outstanding service and for his valued role in the growth and development of the Kidney Foundation. This award is the Foundation’s most prestigious volunteer award. It is awarded to an individual volunteer who has provided outstanding service and rendered significant contributions to the Foundation nationally over several years.

Nomination Process

  1. A nomination can be made by a volunteer or a staff member. We encourage re-submission of unsuccessful nominations from previous competitions.
  2. All nominations should be submitted via email (or typewritten if submitted via another medium).
  3. The nominator must complete and sign the first page of the nomination form. More than one nomination can be submitted per award.
  4. Along with a nomination, the nominator must provide information to support the nomination of the individual for the award.
Please note that we are no longer accepting nominations for the 2022 awards.
Make sure to visit this page in December to submit nominations for 2023!

List of all National Recognition Award recipients