Monthly BBN Awards

Two awards are available to BBN teams on a monthly basis:

  • Team of the Month Recognizes the service and commitment of a particular BBN team.

  • Picture of the Month Recognizes excellent photographs of our teams in action. Photos submitted with event reports are all considered for this award. Pictures should be high-quality, show a number of team members, and capture those members in action rather than posed.

Heart of Humanism Awards

The annual Heart of Humanism awards recognize sterling service from BBN teams and individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism during a calendar year.

BBN Team Awards

  • Humanism at Work - Awarded to the team with the most volunteer hours

  • Eat. Sleep. Volunteer. Repeat - Awarded to the team with the most volunteer events

  • Backbone Volunteers - Awarded to the team that played a consistent and reliable role in a local organization

  • Gimme Food and Shelter - Awarded to the Food Security Project team with outstanding contributions to causes related to food, water, and homelessness
  • Brilliance in Resilience - Awarded to the Humanist Disaster Project team with the most outstanding contributions to causes related to disaster aid through preparation, response, or recovery
  • Rookie of the Year - Awarded to the best new team of the year
  • Best Photo - Awarded to the team with the best picture of the year

Individual Awards

Individual awards recognize those who have made extraordinary contributions to compassionate humanism.

  • Heart of Humanism - Recognizes someone who demonstrates humanist values

  • Outstanding Leader - Recognizes an outstanding BBN team leader