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Russ Berrie Holing a Teddy Bear

Mr. Russ Berrie

“There is no greater importance in life than knowing you’ve helped a fellow human being.”
-Russ Berrie 1933-2002

The Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award is administered by Ramapo College of New Jersey

Special Announcement about the 2020 Russ Berrie Making a Difference Awards

Thank you to everyone who took time to nominate Unsung NJ Heroes for the 2020 Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award. We received over 270 nominations of outstanding individuals from every corner of our great state. We regret that due to the current COVID-19 public health crisis, we must cancel the May 8, 2020 award ceremony. Please keep checking our page as we will post more details about the selection and recognition of the 2020 Honorees in coming weeks. Best wishes to all as we go through this together!

Deadline for 2020 Nominations was 11:59 pm on Friday, February 21, 2020.

Questions?  Reach us by email at madaawards@ramapo.edu.

Ramapo

Online Nomination Form