Wessex Charity Awards


2012 Finalists

We received some really excellent nominations this year and making the final choice of the finalists was very challenging for the judging panel.  We are delighted to reveal the finalists for the award categories below and the winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Award’s Ceremony on Thursday 11 October.

finalists-2012Charity of the Year

  • Step by Step
  • The Rowans Hospice
  • The Trussell Trust

newsletter-2012Chief Executive of the Year

  • Anna Galliford (Fitzroy)
  • Leanne Hubbard (Southampton Sight)
  • Marilyn Taylor (Daybreak Family Group Conferences)

Best Fundraising Project of the Year

  • Cherry Tree Nursery
  • Simon Says
  • Society of St. James

Volunteer(s) of the Year

  • Hannah Fielding (Diverse Abilities Plus)
  • Jon Hastie (Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Trailblazers)
  • Kelvin Smith (Parity for Disability)

Charity Business Supporter of the Year

  • Churchill Retirement Living
  • CSE Citation Centre
  • Hall & Woodhouse

Lifetime Achievement Award

The winner of this category was Phyllis Edwards, founder of Diverse Abilities Plus.