Eligibility

Read the eligibility information below!

The 2014 Hasbro Community Action Hero award nomination period has now closed. Awardees will be notified of their status by the end of March.

Be sure to check back in early May to meet all of the 2014 Heroes!

Hasbro Community Action Heroes!

The Hasbro Community Action Hero Awards recognize youth (ages 5-18) from diverse backgrounds across the nation who have shown an extraordinary commitment to service in their local and/or global community.

Hasbro Children's Fund and generationOn celebrate six young people between the ages of 5 and 18 for their extraordinary community service and volunteer activities at a special recognition event in New York City and award each winner a $1,000 educational scholarship.

NOMINEES MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be enrolled in school (grade K-12) and age 5-18 at time of nomination
  • Be a resident of the 50 United States or District of Columbia
  • Be available to travel on Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014 (tentative) for a special, expense-paid, event in New York City

 

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Open only to residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 5-18 years old and in grades K-12 at the time of nomination. Please note that students at any school be it public, private, or home are eligible. Winner and a parent/guardian must be available to attend the expense-paid recognition event in New York City on Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014 (tentative). A parent/guardian must give consent to participate and accompany the winner to New York City. 
  • It is the nominator's responsibility to submit a complete nomination. Only fully completed nominations will be considered. GenerationOn accepts no responsibility for incomplete nominations, nominations lost due to technical difficulties, or any other submission in exception to the above instructions. Nominators must be over the age of 13. Parents and family members may serve as nominators.
  • By accepting the award, the winner agrees to grant generationOn and Hasbro Inc. permission to publish any photos for promotional purposes. Winners may be publicized in local and national media outlets.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Recognition by generationOn and Hasbro Children's Fund
  • Travel and lodging for the awardee and one parent or guardian to attend the recognition event on Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014 (tentative) in New York City
  • Inclusion is a national press release as well as opportunities for additional local or national media attention
  • Educational scholarship in the amount of $1,000 provided by Hasbro Children's Fund to the awardee

 

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Nominations for the 2014 Hasbro Community Action Hero Award must be received by Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 5:00pm EST.
  • Nominators must be 13 years of age or older
  • All nominators will be notified of the status of their nominees on or around Tuesday, March 18, 2014
  • Staff phone interviews may be requested of nominees and their parent or guardian

     

    CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE:

    • Awardees and a parent/guardian must participate in an orientation call prior to the award ceremony.
    • Awardees and a parent/guardian must be available to travel to the recognition event on Thursday, May 8 and Friday, May 9, 2014 (tentative) in New York City

     

    TRAVEL TO RECOGNITON EVENT:

    The travel provided is two (2) coach airfare tickets from the major commercial airport nearest awardee's primary residence in the US to New York and one (1) standard hotel room (double occupancy) for one (1) night at a hotel selected by generationOn. Ground transportation will be included. In-room or other personal charges at the hotel (e.g., mini-bar, movies), telephone calls, gratuities, incidentals, and all other expenses are not included. Awardee and parent/guardian must be available to travel on the same itinerary. GenerationOn will attempt to accommodate member's preferred itinerary, but all specifics thereof will be at the sole discretion of generationOn. If, in the sole judgment of generationOn, air travel is not required due to awardee's proximity to prize location, ground transportation may be substituted for roundtrip air travel. Travel companion must be the parent or legal guardian of the awardee, unless otherwise permitted by generationOn. 

     

    • QUESTIONS:

    Please call generationOn toll free at 1-866-269-0510 or email Elizabeth Kaeser: ekaeser@generationOn.org with any questions.

     

    Nomination Form

    The 2014 Hasbro Community Action Hero award nomination period has now closed.

    Important Note: You will need a seperate log-in and password for the nomination form.

    This may not be the same as your generationOn user name.