Caring for the Carolinas awarded 14 individuals in 2012 for making the upstate a better place.
We started with Emma McDaniel, who spends her own allowance on those less fortunate. She's the Coupon Kid.
Then there's Cody Jackson, who combats bullying by visiting local middle schools and sharing his message of tolerance.
Herman and Lily Jones at 81 and 86 have spent their lives volunteering in their community and around the world.
Jennifer Taylor began the Feed the Future Weekend Backpack program to help take care of hungry children in her community.
In June, we introduced you to Kelley Garmon, a volunteer at providence care, who gives comfort to folks who are nearing the end of their lives.
Sandy and Joe Moravcik were instrumental in creating the Veteran's Memorial in Spartanburg's Duncan park.
Elaine Sime is a volunteer and a gardener who helps everybody out keeping Miller Oaks Village beautiful.
Dave Butler founded and runs, Camp SafeHaven in Arden, North carolina, a retreat for teens living with AIDS.
Gracyn Moore turned her sweet sixteen into a super-sixteen, raising 10 thousand dollars for the Upstate Honor Flight.
In November we met Betty Timms who helps out the community at Jonathan's Joy Apartments in Anderson.
Monica Curry and Kim Findeisen raise money for their friend Rachel to have a liver transplant.
We'd like to congratulate our 2012 award winners. For Caring for the Carolinas, I'm Jack Roper.