Shortlist unveiled for North East Charity Awards 2019


The shortlist for the 10 categories for the Charity Awards have been announced, with the winner of the Special Recognition Award not revealed until the celebration event.

Congratulations and good luck to all nominated charities and individuals. The strength of the list, once again, demonstrates the huge talent and dedication of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in the North East.

Outstanding Charity Support by Large Companies, sponsored by Northumbria CRC

  • Accenture
  • JT Dove Ltd
  • Muckle LLP

Outstanding Charity Support by Small to Medium Companies, sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson

  • Drummond Central and Ouseburn Farm
  • Lane Systems Ltd
  • SOS group Ltd

Corporate Charity Ambassador of the Year

  • Rachel Ord
  • Sergio Petrucci
  • Michelle Yarnell

Uniquely North East Award, sponsored by Muckle LLP

  • Children’s Heart Unit Fund (CHUF)
  • Natural Ability
  • North of England Children’s Cancer Research

Outstanding Social Enterprise

  • Beacon of Light
  • Five Lamps
  • Impeller Assurance & Resilience

Charity Leader of the Year, sponsored by Brewin Dolphin

  • Carol Gaskarth (Pioneering Care Partnership)
  • Julian Prior (Action Foundation)
  • Becky Rogerson (My Sisters Place)

Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Banks Group

  • Bob Hansford
  • David Hastings
  • Mahoor Mansoor

Young Charity Champion of the Year, sponsored by Stagecoach

  • Noor Amer
  • Matthew Caveney
  • Chanel Murrish

Small Charity of the Year

  • The Josephine & Jack Project
  • Kids Kabin
  • The Oswin Project

North East Charity of the Year, sponsored by Leathers the Accountants

  • Action Foundation
  • North East Autism Society
  • Pioneering Care Partnership