This award is presented to an individual or group that has exemplified outstanding voluntary service either in a crisis situation or in assisting a newcomer or group of newcomers to settle and integrate into their community. Acts of service may include the provision of rescue and transport, emergency shelter or housing, healthcare/medical aid, sponsorship, financial support, and meeting other essential needs upon arrival. Individuals, community groups, and small- to medium-sized businesses in rural or urban areas in Newfoundland and Labrador who have assisted newcomers in this capacity are eligible. This award may be received posthumously.
Nominations are now closed. All four business diversity awards will be presented to the selected recipients at the Business Excellence Awards on October 17, 2018.