Scoop: THE AMERICAN GIVING AWARDS on NBC - Saturday, December 8, 2012
12/08/2012 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Saturday) : Joel McHale (NBC’s "Community") hosts the second-annual American Giving Awards, presented by Chase. The first-ever televised celebrity tribute to recognize community heroes, this two-hour primetime special will highlight five of the most deserving charities in the United States, which are voted on from a list of 25 previous Chase Community Giving (CCG) grant recipients. At the show’s conclusion, a total of $2 million will be granted to the five featured charitable organizations voted on by Chase customers and fans of "Chase Community Giving" on Facebook. 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. Each charity organization will represent one of five pre-determined categories recognizing the "building blocks" of our communities: Educators & Mentors, Heroes & Leaders, Champions of Health & Wellness, Community Builders, and Youth Developers.