Kim Hayes was recognized as a finalist for the March of Dimes’ Heroines of Washington Award on behalf of her dedication to volunteer work and her positive impact on the DC community.

Kim has demonstrated a lifelong involvement to community service forged from personal traumas that have shaped her character and fortified her resolve to reach down to help those in need. As a disabled veteran, she’s understandably devoted to organizations that support veterans, their families, and children.

The March of Dimes Heroines of Washington Awards gala is one of Washington’s most unique events, recognizing and honoring women in the D.C. Metro Area for their dedication to community service. Since 2001, the March of Dimes has honored 101 “heroines” and raised more than $2.5 million to support the organization’s efforts to fight premature birth and birth defects.

To qualify as a finalist, applicants must exemplify superb volunteer service that goes above and beyond their employment requirements.

Kim’s involvement on the Board of Easter Seals DC | MD | VA, the Board of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce the Governing Board for the Arena Stage, and active membership with ACT-IAC, AFCEA, Women in Technology, GITEC, and the Society of American Military Engineers solidified her placement as a finalist.