Name: Robert Keith Froom
Nominating Organization: 4 the World
Honoree Category: Human & Community
Why Nominated: Robert deserves to be honored because he built an organization that runs solely on volunteers and he leads by modeling the spirit of volunteerism. His energy and passion for helping others is motivating. He founded 4 the World in order to give to marginalized communities and to give people a chance to volunteer internationally. 4 the World is unique because even the boss is a volunteer. Robert does not receive any compensation for running 4 the World. He has led numerous groups of volunteers both at home and abroad. He has even taught volunteerism to communities where volunteering was not part of the culture. Those communities now initiate their own service projects. Robert gives of his resources not out of his excess but out of his first fruits. He has a heart for service and is the model volunteer.