Josh Cellars & Gary Sinise Foundation offer grants for first responders
and The Gary Sinise Foundation
to announce that starting August 18, anyone from a local community can go online
and nominate a deserving first responder to receive a $10,000 grant
for their organization. Five local responder groups from across the
United States will each receive a grant from Josh Cellars (a total of
which can be used towards important life-saving needs such as
training, support services and essential upgrades to equipment.
According to a survey conducted in 2013 on behalf of Josh Cellars,
94% of people believe first responders deserve more recognition
and support for the work they do. Those served by first responders will now have
the chance to show their support and appreciation by visiting Josh Cellars
Facebook page to nominate their hero.
Contest submission deadlines and voting periods are as follows:
- August 18th - September 17th - Entry period where first
responders can be nominated by submitting a story and photo;
- September 21st - 26th - 10 finalists, chosen by Josh
Cellars, are posted on Facebook for voting;
- October 6th - 5 finalists, who will each receive a $10,000
grant, are announced.
Full contest details and rules are available on the Josh Cellars Facebook
Below is a link to a video featuring Gary Sinise discussing his foundation,
partnership with Josh Cellars Wine and details about the First Responders