The team at Support Staffordshire have been busy working hard behind the scenes with preparations well underway for the 2020 Support Staffordshire Volunteer Star Awards.
The Kingswood Trust Celebrates the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service
The Queens Award for Voluntary Service was presented to The Kingswood Trust on Monday 23rd September 2019 H M Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire Mr Ian Dudson, CBE, KStJ.
This week we were able to catch up with Sonia Evans from Victim Support who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Stafford and District Volunteer Star Awards organised by Support Staffordshire. Sonia wasn’t able to receive her award on the night so we arranged for Lin Carter, Director of LSC Nursing and Care Services the main event sponsor and award sponsor, to present the award to Sonia at the LSC offices in Marston Road, Stafford.
When Support Staffordshire held its 2019 Volunteer Star Awards at Westwood Golf Club, Leek on 13th June, the winner of the most prestigious award – the Lifetime Achievement Award - was unfortunately absent and the audience had to applaud a photo of her. There was a very good reason for this as the winner, Nancy Coates, was celebrating her 100th birthday that very day!
Financial awards recognising grassroots charities and social enterprises that are working to prevent and tackle poverty across Britain.
Six winning organisation will be awarded with a grant of £10,000.
The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) Awards seek to recognise and reward voluntary sector organisations, charities and other projects in the UK that are working to advance social justice and tackle issues of poverty.
A total of 281 organisations from across the UK have received the prestigious award this year including 6 in Staffordshire. It is granted to exceptional volunteer groups across the UK who are making a positive impact on the lives of others.
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise exceptional service within their communities.
Closing date for nominations has been extended to 24th May 2019. Those who are shortlisted will be invited to the celebration event on Wednesday 10th July 2019 where winners will be announced and presented with their prize.
Do you know someone who makes a difference? Do you know someone who stands out and acts as an example to others?
Then nominate them for a Staffordshire Dignity in Care Award 2019.
CQC have recognised the Awards in some of their reports of Outstanding Staffordshire Care Providers.
Do you know an individual or organisation who make a real difference to our community? Do they get the appreciation and the recognition they deserve? Why not nominate them for a Star Award! The categories are: