Governor's Outstanding Volunteer Service Award Winner for the Year 2013: Nur Kose
Nominator: Irfan Patel
Nur Kose knows what it mean to give back. As the author of four books, Nur leads writing workshops for younger students, developed an online writing course, and maintains a daily blog. For the past several years, she has actively participated in projects to protect the communal environment, encourage literacy, and help those in need. As founding member of the Zakat Foundation’s Green Team, Nur helped plan and maintain their adopted Food bank garden, providing more than 150 pounds of fresh produce for those in need.