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Volunteer Recognition

Each year, we celebrate Marylanders’ service to their communities in many ways.

2023 Award Honorees

“Volunteer Appreciation Day” at the Maryland State Fair
Volunteer coordinators and connectors may register volunteer service to reserve discounted admission, food, and ride discounts for their volunteers. To receive discount admission flyer. Register here.

M&T Bank Honor Rows Program
During each Baltimore Ravens home game throughout the regular season, the M&T Bank Honor Rows program salutes youth groups who provide outstanding services to our communities. Learn more.

Governor’s Service Awards
The Governor’s Service Awards recognizes Maryland citizens for their significant contributions to the life and health of the State. Learn more.

Youth Service Awards
The Youth Service Awards recognizes Maryland youth and youth groups for their significant volunteer contributions to change Maryland for the better. Learn more about the inaugural year.

Black History Month Leadership & Service Awards
The Governor’s Service Awards recognizes Maryland-based, African American-founded organizations that provide volunteer service to improve Maryland communities for all. Learn more.

Governor’s Volunteer Certificate
The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism will no longer process volunteer certificates until further notice. For Governor’s volunteer citation, proclamation, or letter of greeting, please click on the above link for request information. If you have any questions, please contact:

Customer Service Promise

The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with friendly and courteous, timely and responsive, accurate and consistent, accessible and convenient, and truthful and transparent services.
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