Accolades

2009 Accolades
  • Intergenerational Award presented to Joshua Williams by the Alliance For Aging, INC for extraordinary caring about people and for helping the elderly by providing food.
  • City of North Miami Police Department Certificate of Appreciation presented to JHF in recognition of the valuable contribution to the Families Against Crime Together (F.A.C.T.) Festival.
2010 Accolades
  • The Caring Award from the Caring Institute - Joshua Willams
  • STOP Hunger Award - Joshua Williams in recognition of service in the fight against hunger in America.
2011 Accolades
  • Jubilee Center of South Broward Humanitarian Award - Joshua Williams
2012 Accolades
  • Youngest Recipient of the Champions of Change Award, presented by the White House - Joshua Williams.
  • Matti Herrera Bower, Mayor of the City of Miami Beach proclaimed January 13, 2012 as Joshua Willams Day.
  • Miami Dade College Certificate of Excellence - Joshua Williams in recognition of outstanding service for the Joshua’s Heart Foundation.
  • Whole Foods Market Florida Region All-Star - Joshua Williams in recognition of outstanding leadership skills, unwavering dedication to the team and Whole Foods Market, and continued commitment towards innovation and excellence.
2013 Accolades
  • The Youth Service America Youth Award - Joshua Williams Jamaica Diaspora Honours 2013 Special Merit Award Presented - Joshua Williams in recognition of outstanding contributions to community development and excellent representation of “Brand Jamaica” in commemoration of Jamaica's 51st Anniversary of Independence Documentary short film with Unilever “The Way Kids See It” - Joshua Williams
  • Sandra Grant Griffiths Consul, General Special Merit Award - Joshua Willaims
  • eTown E-Chievement Award - Joshua Williams
  • Governor of Oklahoma, Governor’s Commendation - Joshua Williams
  • Prudential National Volunteer Spirit
  • Harris Wofford Awards - highest award from Youth Service America (YSA), former senator Harris Wofford award 
  • BET Shine a Light Award 
  • BET Awards Video
2014 Accolades
  • Proclamation to Joshua’s Heart Foundation for work in the City of Hallandale Beach Certificate for Global Youth Service Day Event - Joshua Williams
  • AT&T Miami-Dade County African-American Honoree - Joshua Williams
  • Disney's “Make Your Mark” Program Participant - Joshua Williams
  • Foundation for a Better Life (Pass it On) Campaign Member - Joshua Williams
  • Bammy Awards
2015 Accolades
  • Make a Difference Day 2015 National Award - Joshua Williams
  • St. John Community Development Corporation President’s Rising Star in the Community Service Award - Joshua Williams
  • Nickelodeon Halo Award Honoree
  • CNN Heroes Young Wonder
2016 Accolades
  • Proclamation in recognition of Joshua’s Heart Foundation Global Youth Service Day by the City Commissioners of the City of Fort Lauderdale.
2017 Accolades
  • The Board of County Commissioners of Broward County proclaimed April 25, 2017, “Joshua Williams Day.”
  • President’s Lifetime Achievement Award presented by President Donald Trump - Joshua Williams for his lifelong commitment to building a stronger nation through volunteer service.
  • Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes - Joshua Williams in recognition of extraordinary service to people and our planet.
2018 Accolades
  • The Board of County Commissioners of Broward County proclaimed May 22, 2018 as “Joshua Williams Day.”
  • Mayor and Commission of the City of North Miami Beach, FL recognized and honored Joshua’s Heart Foundation on October 16, 2018
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition - Joshua Williams in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
  • United Way of Miami-Dade Outstanding Youth Award - Joshua Williams in recognition of many contributions to our community.
  • City of North Miami Beach recognizes Joshua’s Heart Foundation for outstanding contribution and service to the City of North Miami Beach community.
  • Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition - Joshua Willams in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community.
  • Oshoka Youth Change Maker
2021 Accolades
  • Certificate of Appreciation presented to Joshua’s Heart Foundation in recognition of a partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale Lakes during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
2022 Accolades
  • Prudential Financial Seeking America's Top Youth Visionaries - Joshua Williams
  • 10 Under 20 Food Heroes
  • Bread for the World’s conversation with the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnership with Colleges and Universities
  • Hormel’s 10 Under 20 Food Heroes
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