11/10/2010 05:22 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nonprofit Leaders Over 60 Win 2010 Purpose Prizes (SLIDESHOW)

Each year, the Purpose Prize is awarded to a group of professionals over 60 who have found second careers heading up nonprofits to make a difference in their communities.

The 2010 Purpose Prize winners were announced Wednesday. The top five recipients will take home a $100,000 check. An additional five recipients were awarded $50,000 prizes.

Watch the inspiring stories of the five $100,000 winners as they discuss why they are passionate about addressing social issues.


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2011 Purpose Prize.