Get Your Rear in Gear – Philadelphia invites nominations for two special awards:

The MAUDE DANIELS AWARD honors a survivor or patient.

The GUARDIAN ANGEL AWARD honors a special caregiver or advocate.

Both awards will be presented at the eighth annual Get Your Rear in Gear – Philadelphia on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park.

Past recipients have included young and old, men and women, in treatment and out, nominated by loved ones who shared their inspirational stories.

Tell us in 300 words or less how the colon cancer warrior, survivor, caregiver, or loved one in your life embodies positivity, generosity, and strength.

Deadline for 2017 nominations is March 1.

Submit your nomination

Maude Daniels was a resident of Vineland, NJ, who passed away in 2010 after surviving colon cancer for more than a decade. The annual award, sponsored by the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, where Maude Daniel’s daughter, Wanda Paul, serves as CFO, invites nominations in 300 words or less describing how a colon cancer hero in their life embodied the ever-positive, giving, generous spirit of Maude Daniels, a woman who often transformed the lives of those she encountered.

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2014 Maude Daniels Award Winner

2013 Maude Daniels Award Winner

2012 Maude Daniels Award Winner