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Star Awards - preparation well underway

Preparations for our Local Star Awards, due to take place in the Spring, are well underway.  The Star Awards publicly recognise and celebrate the valuable contribution volunteers play in supporting our communities.

We have a number of confirmed sponsors who have pledged to support these events - you can find out more about this on the local pages of our E-Bulletin.  We are still looking for local businesses to support these events so please get in touch if you would like to find out about our sponsorship packages.

Event Sponsor confirmed for the Cannock Chase Star Awards 2019

Support Staffordshire are pleased to announce Beau Desert Golf Club as the Official Event Sponsor and host of the 2019 Cannock Chase Volunteer Star Awards taking place on Tuesday 4th June.

The nomination process will open in March.  Further information can be found on the website.

 

Beau Desert Golf Club

Beau Desert “ Beautiful Wilderness” Golf Club is one of Englands finest golf courses (Ranked Top 50).

Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards 2019 - Sponsors needed

Every day thousands of individuals across Staffordshire volunteer in their communities.  Volunteers are the lifeblood of the community and voluntary sector, and in many cases are the only reason most community groups, start, flourish and persist.  More and more we are seeing volunteers giving their time selflessly to support activities and projects that benefit some of the most vulnerable people in our society including the bereaved, the elderly, the lonely and those reaching end of life. During 2019 Support Staffordshire plan to hold local events to celebrate the contribtion volunteers mak

Founder of Burntwood domestic abuse charity awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

Kathy Coe received the honour for her work founding and running the Pathway Project, which helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse.

She created a 24-hour helpline after surviving domestic violence herself. Originally set up in a spare bedroom, it was manned by a group of volunteers.

Fundraising followed which led to the creation of a refuge for victims opening in 1994.

The charity’s services were extended into Lichfield and Tamworth in 2003. It now provides refuge for up to 20 women and their families at any one time.

Become a Sponsor

Each event is attended by up to 120 guests comprising of nominees, local charities, stakeholders and sponsors and takes place during June or July following on from National Volunteers’ Week, 1st- 7th June each year, the UK’s biggest celebration of Volunteering.

These events would not happen without the recognition, contribution and generosity of local businesses and by becoming a sponsor you are invited to sit on the judging panel for a total of 10 awards and really become involved at the heart of the celebrations.

Become a Sponsor

Each event is attended by up to 120 guests comprising of nominees, local charities, stakeholders and sponsors and takes place during June or July following on from National Volunteers’ Week, 1st- 7th June each year, the UK’s biggest celebration of Volunteering.

These events would not happen without the recognition, contribution and generosity of local businesses and by becoming a sponsor you are invited to sit on the judging panel for a total of 10 awards and really become involved at the heart of the celebrations.