Support Your LifeChanger:

Community Members

Posting a supportive comment on your LifeChanger’s profile is a great way to tell them how much they mean to you. The comments are taken into consideration by the selection committee when determining winners. Additionally, the LifeChanger Spirit Award will be given to the nominee whose community demonstrates the most support for his or her nomination.

You can also help us honor your LifeChanger on social media. Start by following LifeChanger of the Year on FacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram, or scroll down for more ideas on how to support your LifeChanger. Be sure to use the hashtag #LCOY so we can see you showing your spirit!

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Share a story about your nominee with your friends and tell them why you think the nominee is a LifeChanger. Include a link to your nominee’s profile and encourage your friends to leave a comment to support the nomination.


Share your nominee’s profile by tweeting a link to it using #LCOY – and include a message about what makes the nominee a LifeChanger.

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Take a picture with your nominee and post it on Instagram, or record a quick video of yourself telling us how much the nominee means to you and why! Make sure to use #LCOY and tag @LifeChangeroftheYear !

Extra Credit

Go above and beyond to support your LifeChanger! Here are some suggestions:

  • Make a QR code that supporters can scan so they can be quickly be taken to their profile.

  • If you could pick any song to describe your LifeChanger, what would it be? Make a Spotify playlist for your nominee and share the link with us!

  • Create a Pinterest board showing off your LifeChanger and some of the awesome things they've done in their community.

  • Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper using our template. Tell them about your LifeChanger and the amazing things they're doing to positively impact students and the school community. Or call a local reporter or tips line!

  • Get in touch with your town administrator or other local community manager to discuss ways in which your town could support the nomination (on their website for example).

  • Share our social media templates with friends and family and encourage them to leave a comment on your LifeChanger’s profile and post on social media with #LCOY.

  • Are you active in community or town hall meetings? Speak up about LifeChanger of the Year and share your LifeChanger’s story!

  • Customize our poster template, print it, and post your finished poster on bulletin boards at local community centers and hubs. You can also post it electronically on your local Patch and other community forums.

  • Reach out to local businesses and elected officials to spread the word. We've created letters and email templates so you can get started.