Following another successful year for our volunteer fundraising groups, it gives us great pleasure to announce to winners of the 2010 awards.
Four awards were up for grabs: one for the best fundraising group; one for the best emergency fundraising group; another for the group who organised the best event in 2010; and the final award recognised individual group members.
Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations and well done to the award recipients. 2010 was another very busy year and we are grateful to all of our groups for responding so magnificently once again to support and protect the rights of children around the world.
The nominations and winners of the awards are listed below:
Best Fundraising Group Award
Winner: The Benfleet Group, winners for the second year running and who raised an incredible £42,000.
Best Emergency Fundraising Group
Winner: The Isle of Man Group, who raised an incredible £13,424 to help those affected.
Best Group Event Award
Winner: The Leeds Group, who organised a Christmas Craft Fair
Other nominations included:
The North and West Norfolk Group – Scarecrow Festival
The Norwich Group – week-long collections at the Theatre Royal
The Scottish Borders Group – Charity Arts Concert
The Isle of Man Group – Come dine with me event
The North London Group – An evening of music
Group Volunteer Award
Helen Suiter – The Mid Ulster Group
Jane Austick – The Leeds Group
Jean Weatherill – The Leeds Group
Sally Morgan – The Leeds Group
Emma Lawton – The Leeds Group
Becca Allerton – The Leeds Group
Charlotte Robinson – The Benfleet Group
Iris Stead – The Benfleet Group
Joan Wait – The Benfleet Group
Matteo Trapani – The Bedford Group
Tony Cock – The East Kent Group
Irene Rickards – The North and West Norfolk Group
Jean Clay – The Bournemouth Group
George Masson – Aberdeen Group
Fred Darwent – Aberdeen Group
Each of the award winners received a certificate and a personal thank you letter from UNICEF UK’s new President, Lord Ashdown.
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