the LAURIE NORMAND-STARR humanitarian award

call for nominations


Description of the Award

The Laurie Normand-Starr Award recognizes individuals, working within Montreal and its environs, who embody the values held by the late Mrs. Normand-Starr. These are individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment in the development, maintenance and growth of programs, which improve lives by fighting hunger and poverty. Special consideration is given to programs directed towards Hunger Relief in children.

Who May Nominate

A person who is sufficiently familiar with the Nominee’s past and current activities as well as any attributes or skills which suggest a superior and proven track record in his/her endeavours or achievements in Hunger Relief efforts.

Beneficiaries of the Nominee’s endeavours are also invited to submit nominations. Beneficiaries may be the organization(s) with which the Nominee is associated; persons with whom the Nominee works or collaborates with within the organization(s), target clientele, etc.

How to Apply

The following information should be provided to the Selection Committee for The Laurie Normand-Starr Award:

A short cover letterof no more than 350 words addressed to:

Peter Starr
3290 Cedar Ave.
Westmount, Quebec, H3Y 1Z7

by the Nominator in conjunction with the nomination form, which should include the following information:

1. A detailed description of the Nominee’s activities, years of service and accomplishments for the organisation(s).

2. Information such as mission and geographic scope of the organisation they do work for, nature and type of activities, number of hunger-relief programs launched or expanded upon, increase in clientele and quantity of food provided, and positive impact on eradicating hunger, nutritional problems and/or poverty.

3. Identification of particular, unusual or significant attributes and skills of the Nominee and how these qualities have contributed to the success of the hunger relief program(s).

Presentation of the Award

This award will usually be presented at the Annual Table of Hope Benefit, which is held during the spring of each year in Montreal, Canada. The awardee will receive an engraved plaque; his/her name will be added to the Share The Warmth Honour Roll.