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Volunteer Awards

DesiHeart is a PVSA certified organization that can honor its most outstanding volunteers and recognize the impact they make with a PVSA award. Based upon PVSA guidelines and eligibility, DesiHeart will deliver the President’s Service Award, which recognizes and honors students who have been dedicated to promoting community involvement and work towards issues they are passionate about.

Volunteer Eligibility

  • United States citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States (i.e., green card holder)

  • Must be at least five years old

  • Completes eligible service within a 12-month period (for annual Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards) and over a lifetime (for Lifetime Achievement Awards)



Eligible Service:

  • Unpaid acts of volunteer service benefitting others​​


Eligible Service does not include:

  • Donating funds

  • Political lobbying (Non-partisan voter registration is an eligible activity)

  • Religious instruction

  • Conducting worship service

  • Proselytizing

  • Volunteer service performed as part of court-ordered community service

  • Serving only family members


Volunteers will receive a:

  • personalized certificate recognizing their highest level of achievement (Gold, Silver, or Bronze);

  • a letter signed by the President of The United States of America; and 

  • pin, coin, or medallion based upon your selection.

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