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Finalists announced for the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards

Finalists announced for the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards

The hard work of several Leicestershire individuals and organisations has been recognised as they’ve been selected as finalists in the Furnley House Foundation Leicestershire Community Champions Awards.  

Now in their third year, the awards recognise those whose work and dedication make a massive difference to the local area but may otherwise go unnoticed. The winner of the headline Charity of the Year category will receive a £5000 grant as well as the support from the Furnley House Foundation during 2023.

Furnley House, an award winning independent financial and mortgage adviser, set up the Furnley House Foundation to improve the lives of those less fortunate and support their local community.  

The finalists for the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards 2022 are:

Charity of the Year – Sponsored by Furnley House

Bodie Hodges Foundation
Falcon Support Services
Hope for Hunger
Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project (LAMP)
Leicestershire Cares

Charity Employee of the Year

Anita Rao – Wesley Hall Community Centre
Carly Baraclough - YMCA Leicestershire
Jerome Carmichael - The Exaireo Trust Ltd
Yahye Abdi - Somali Community Parents' Association

Young Fundraiser of the Year

Islah Malik
Jack Radford
Muhammad Saif Sacur

Fundraiser of the Year

Darren Bradbury
Ian Stringer
Justin Coley

Environmental Project of the Year

Leicester Green Gym
Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital
Moneywise Plus

Community Spirit Business Champion

Kazzoo IT
Steven Mather Solicitors
The Golden Shield Pub

Community Spirit Individual Champion – Sponsored by She Inspires Global

Dawn Tobin
Raj Gill-Harrison
Ruksana Hussain

Community Organisation of the Year

Access Ratings
Go Getta
Leicester Diamonds Baseball Club

Winners will be announced during an awards evening on Thursday 17th November at Leicestershire County Cricket Club.

More information and tickets can found on the Leicestershire Community Champions Awards website www.lccawards.co.uk.

Trophies for the awards have kindly been sponsored by Soar Valley Press and Audio Visual by Hybrid AV.


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