TAP seeking nominations for 2023 Cabell Brand Hope Award

Total Action for Progress (TAP) is now accepting nominations for this year’s recipient of the Cabell Brand Hope Award.

Nominees must: Have an extended interest in anti-poverty efforts, literacy (education), or the environment; Volunteer in their community and show a long-term dedication over time

Exemplify one or more of the following characteristics: grassroots community changer, risk taker, champion for the cause, persistent, relentless, challenger of the status quo, change leader

Reside in: Alleghany County, Bath County, Botetourt County, Craig County, Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Rockbridge County, Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Vinton, Salem, or another southwest Virginia community.

This award is presented in honor of TAP’s founder, who was a tireless advocate for a wide spectrum of issues. Mr. Brand generously gave his time and efforts to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities. We are proud to honor his legacy by giving the Cabell Brand Hope Award to a community member who embodies the spirit of its namesake.

To submit a nomination, visit tapintohope.org/hopeaward/ and fill out the form by August 4, 2023.