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Vote for an organization making a difference in your community! Help choose the next True Inspiration Award winners to receive a grant from the Chick-fil-A Foundation.
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2020 Regional True Inspiration Awards Finalists

Atlantic Region

Atlantic Region

Jobs for America's Graduates Kentucky

Lexington, KY

By preparing students for college or career pathways, Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) Kentucky is committed to a nation without high school dropouts.

Children's Attention Home of Rock Hill

Rock Hill, SC

Children's Attention Home's mission is to provide a safe and nurturing home for abused and neglected children in South Carolina.

Allegro Foundation

Charlotte, NC

Allegro Foundation combines movement instruction with medical and educational expertise to teach children with disabilities and enhance their quality of life.

YMCA of the Triangle

Raleigh, NC

The YMCA of the Triangle is committed to nurturing the potential of children through Youth Development, improving the nation’s health and well-being by promoting Healthy Living, and fostering a sense of Social Responsibility by providing opportunities to give back and support neighbors.

Midwest Region

Midwest Region

Feed My Starving Children

Coon Rapids, MN

Feed My Starving Children provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children.

The Bridge Teen Center

Orland Park, IL

The Bridge Teen Center provides free programs during after-school hours where students can develop mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually in a safe environment.

Quality Living Inc.

Omaha, NE

Dedicated to the art of rebuilding lives, Quality Living Inc (QLI) is one of the nation’s premier post-hospital centers for brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation.

Northeast Region

Northeast Region

WCNY Public Broadcasting Council

Syracuse, NY

WCNY connects with the curious of all ages through innovation, creative content, educational programs, and transformative experiences.

Allied Rehabilitation Centers Inc.

Enfield, CT

Allied Rehabilitation Centers Inc. provides individuals with disabilities or other challenges the opportunity to live and enjoy a productive, independent and fulfilling life.

Seeds of a Father Inc.

Springfield, MA

Seeds of a Father Inc. is dedicated to the overall well-being and enrichment of father-child relational development.

Nashua Police Athletic League

Nashua, NH

Nashua Police Athletic League works to create a positive attitude between Nashua's children and Police through sports, enrichment, recreation, leadership and educational activities.

First Tee New York Inc.

Bronx, NY

First Tee New York provides educational programs that serve youth by building character, instilling values and promoting health through the game of golf.

Southeast Region

Southeast Region

Extra Special People - Java Joy Program

Watkinsville, GA

Extra Special People (ESP) creates opportunities for people with disabilities and their families to engage, connect, and thrive. Java Joy is a job skills training program within ESP to empower adults with disabilities to gain confidence, learn job applicable skills, and advance their abilities through a mobile coffee cart.

SAFE Family Services Center

Sylacauga, AL

SAFE is a community-based, nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide meaningful opportunities for families, to contribute to the growth of our community, and to promote community cohesion.

WOW Center

Miami, FL

The WOW Center offers support, guidance and encouragement to adults with developmental disabilities in order to help them become more independent.


Miami, FL

Dibia DREAM’s mission is to foster life skills development through blended STEM and sports education for under-resourced youth in Miami.

Junior Achievement of North Florida

Jacksonville, FL

JA of North Florida empowers young people to own their economic success, through volunteer-led, experiential learning.

Southwest Region

Southwest Region

Journey to Dream Foundation

Lewisville, TX

Journey to Dream embraces, equips and empowers hurting, at-risk, and homeless teens to overcome adversity and live purposeful lives.

Texans Can Academies

San Antonio, TX

Texans Can Academies provide the highest quality education for all students, especially struggling students, in order to ensure their economic independence.

Child Advocates

Houston, TX

Child Advocates speaks up for abused and neglected children who are lost in the system and guides them into safe environments where they can thrive.

Ride on Center for Kids (ROCK)

Georgetown, TX

ROCK's mission is to improve independence and life skills through equine-assisted activities.

Blessings in a Backpack

Houston, TX

Bayou City Blessings mobilizes our community, individuals and resources to provide weekend food to Houston children who might otherwise go hungry.

West Region

West Region

Denver Kids Inc

Denver, CO

Denver Kids helps Denver Public School (K-12) students who face higher risk environments to complete high school, pursue post-secondary options, and positively shape their lives.

Laurel House Inc.

Tustin, CA

Laurel House Inc.'s mission is providing a home for teens in crisis, transforming lives, and strengthening families.

Operation Underground Railroad Inc

Cedar City, UT

Operation Underground Railroad exists to rescue children from sex trafficking by partnering with law enforcement for rescue and with local vetted aftercare for continued recovery.

Saving Innocence

Los Angeles, CA

Saving Innocence recovers/restores child sex trafficking victims and prevents further abuse through strategic partnerships with law enforcement and social services.