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Gloucestershire Volunteer Awards 2024: Celebrating the heart of our communities


Gloucestershire’s Volunteer Awards is shining a light on the unsung heroes who dedicate their time, energy, and passion to make a positive impact in our communities.

Organised by Go Volunteer Glos, Charlies Cancer Support for anyone affected by Cancer and Gloucestershire VCS Alliance; this celebratory event honours the invaluable contributions of volunteers across the county.

The ceremony promises to be a memorable occasion, recognizing the extraordinary efforts of individuals who selflessly give back to their communities, going above and beyond. From dedicated mentors to litter pickers, befrienders and compassionate neighbours, the awards celebrate the diversity and depth of volunteering in Gloucestershire.

“Volunteers are the backbone of communities across Gloucestershire,” said Emma Snell, Go Volunteer Glos.

“Their unwavering dedication and care uplift and inspire us all. We are delighted to be part of Gloucestershire’s Volunteer Awards and provide a platform to honour efforts of volunteers across the county.” 

Nominations for the awards are open to the public, allowing individuals and organisations to put forward deserving candidates who have made a significant difference in their communities. A panel of judges will carefully review each nomination to select the finalists and winners across various categories, including:

  • Rising Star Award
  • Young Volunteer Award
  • Good Neighbour Award
  • Community Involvement Award
  • Trustee of the Year Award
  • Volunteering Experience Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award

The awards ceremony, scheduled for June 6th, during Volunteer’s Week will be, bringing together volunteers, community leaders and supporters to celebrate all volunteers. Attendees can look forward to an evening of inspiration, entertainment, and heartfelt tributes to the remarkable individuals and groups shaping a brighter future for Gloucestershire.

“We invite everyone in Gloucestershire to join us in recognizing the extraordinary contributions of our volunteers,” added Emma. “Their acts of kindness and service touch countless lives and create a ripple effect throughout our communities.”

For more information about Gloucestershire’s Volunteer Awards and to submit nominations, please visit https://www.govolunteerglos.org/gloucestershire-volunteer-awards 

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