On Thursday 11th June over 160 people representing charities and community groups across the region attended an online edition of the East Midlands Charity Awards.

Voluntary Centre Services would like to especially commend those Lincolnshire-based organisations who were shortlisted and given the opportunity to showcase their work.

The winners, rising stars and highly commended organisations are listed below.

Best Social and Digital Media
Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Highly Commended
Robert’s Ride 18,000, Highly Commended
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, Winner

Fundraising Event
Maggie’s Nottingham / Culture Crawl , Highly Commended
Robert’s Ride 18,000, Highly Commended
Soft Touch Arts/24 Hour Party People, Highly Commended
Charity Link /Leicestershire 3 Peaks Challenge, Rising Star
Ashgate Hospicecare / Markovitz Sparkle Night Walk, Winner

Outstanding Charity Support (by Small to Medium Size Companies)
British Heart Foundation / Borderfields , Highly Commended
Morningside Pharmaceuticals , Highly Commended
Double Impact Services/ TTK CONFECTIONERY LTD, Winner

Volunteer Team of the Year
CASY, Highly Commended
Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre , Highly Commended
Cancer Research UK (Leicester Committee), Highly Commended
Northampton Hope Centre , Highly Commended
Cancer Research UK (Louth Run for Life Fundraising Group), Rising Star
East Midlands Ambulance Service Volunteer Car Service, Winner

Fundraising Campaign
Safe and Sound Group, Special Recognition Award
Volunteer Manager of the Year
Lincolnshire Emergency Medical Response/ Matt Bailey, Highly Commended
Leicestershire Cares/Helen Treadwell, Winner

Lifetime Achievement Award
Delphine Holmes, Special Recognition Award

Volunteer of the Year
Diabetes UK/ Keith Spurr, Highly Commended
Menphys / Teresa Zappala, Highly Commended
Nottingham Industrial Museum / Avi Benn, Highly Commended
Nottingham Law School Legal Advice Centre / Jack Stuart, Rising Star
Robert’s Ride 18,000 / Robert Cleave, Winner

Charity Trustee of the Year
Ian Knight / Menphys, Highly Commended
Simon Wright / Warning Zone, Highly Commended
Parvez Bhatty / Leicester Children’s Holiday, Winner

Fundraising Team of the Year
EDAN Lincs Domestic Abuse Service, Highly Commended
British Heart Foundation, Highly Commended
Robert’s Ride 18,000, Winner

Young Charity Ambassador of the Year
Madison Murden / Forever Stars, Highly Commended
Zoe Miller – East Lincolnshire Down’s Syndrome Family Support Group, Winner

Charity Director of the Year
Leicester Children’s Holidays/Parvez Bhatty , Highly Commended
Lincoln City Foundation/Paul Hamnett , Highly Commended
Zinthiya Trust/Zinthiya Ganeshpanchan , Highly Commended
Safe and Sound Group/ Tracy Harrison , Rising Star
Charity Link /Susan McEniff , Winner

Outstanding Charity Support (by Large Companies)
Macmillan Cancer Support / Everyone Active , Highly Commended
Lincoln City Foundation / Cargill, Highly Commended
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice/ HomeLet, Winner

Small Charity, Big Impact
OASIS Community Church, Highly Commended
Baby Basics Northampton , Highly Commended
Deaf-initely Women, Highly Commended
Stepping Stone Theatre For Mental Health, Highly Commended
The Centre Place, Highly Commended
Family Support Link, Rising Star
Every-One, Winner

East Midlands Charity of the Year
Leicestershire Cares, Highly Commended
St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, Highly Commended
Women’s Work (Derbyshire), Highly Commended
YMCA Lincolnshire, Highly Commended
The Lewis Foundation, Rising Star
EDAN Lincs Domestic Abuse Service, Winner

East Midlands Charity Awards- The Results