Joel McHale Set to Host AMERICAN GIVING AWARDS , 12/8
The 25 participating charities will represent one of five categories recognizing the "building blocks" of the communities:
· Educators & Mentors: For empowering our communities through education
· Heroes & Leaders: For outstanding community contributions to human rights and social services
· Champions of Health & Wellness: For improving health and well-being in our communities
· Community Builders: For excellence in serving our communities
· Youth Developers: For inspiring and nurturing our youth that will help build stronger communities.
From November 27 through December 4, Facebook users and Chase online customers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite of the 25 participating charities. The organization with the most votes will receive a $1 million grant, the runner-up will be granted $500,000, a third organization will receive a $250,000 grant, and two will be given $125,000 grants.
Voting for the AMERICAN GIVING AWARDS will take place on Facebook and Chase.com. For more information on how to vote, please visit www.facebook.com/chasecommunitygiving. Get updates and join the conversation on Twitter by following @ChaseGiving and using #GivingAwards.
For more information on the AMERICAN GIVING AWARDS Presented by Chase, visit NBC.com's "Movies & Specials" site: http://www.nbc.com/specials. Please follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/NBC and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/NBC.