The Difference Maker for Wichita Awards recognize individuals and organizations making a positive difference and celebrate their contributions, value and positive influence on improving the greater Wichita community.

volunteer workers helping each other pick up trash in a park


Many people make contributions to Wichita every day. We’re not just talking about money. We’re talking about time, effort and sweat.

female volunteers helping build houses with other volunteers


To us, Wichita is more than home. It’s where we learn, build and get inspired. We need difference makers to continue adding value to Wichita.

woman volunteering and handing out boxes down a line

Positive Influence

Wichita is a beautiful city. But what makes it truly wonderful is the people we call Wichitans. They get their strength from leaders that reflect a positive influence in our community.

Everyday Heroes Award

To be awarded to individuals who do not seek recognition but rather are inspired through an unwavering commitment to the day-to-day service of others to make a positive difference for our community.

Awards will be presented to one individual each month.

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The Everyday Heroes Award is sponsored by Sprit Aerosystems

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