Senator Luis Sepúlveda Honors Mike Nieves with Presidential Volunteer Award

Rusking Pimentel

April 12, 2024

Sen Sepulveda

MiKe Nieves (left), Senator Luis Sepúlveda (right)

Bronx, NY, April 12, 2023 – In a moving ceremony held this Friday, New York State Senator Luis Sepúlveda presented the prestigious Presidential Volunteer Award to Bronx native Mike Nieves. This honor is bestowed upon individuals who demonstrate a lifetime of volunteer service, and Senator Sepúlveda is one of the few elected officials authorized to present this award in New York. 


During the ceremony, Senator Sepúlveda highlighted the substantial impact of Mr. Nieves's efforts, which span several decades of selfless community service. "Mike Nieves represents the very best of our community," said Senator Sepúlveda. "His commitment to service and improving the lives around him embodies the spirit of this award. Today, we honor a true hero of the community whose volunteer work has lifted up so many lives." 


Mr. Nieves has been an active volunteer since his youth, engaging in various community projects, including youth mentoring programs, neighborhood cleanups, and food drives. His initiatives have not only enriched the lives of individuals in the Bronx but have also set a powerful example of civic engagement and responsibility. 


"I am deeply honored to receive this recognition," said Mr. Nieves. "Volunteering has always been a part of who I am, and this award is not just for me but for all those who believe in working together to make our community a better place." 


The event was attended by other local leaders, community members, and volunteers, all eager to celebrate Mr. Nieves's significant contributions.