Henshaws Yorkshire Awards 2019 – nominations are now open

Within the Henshaws community, there are lots of people who achieve more than they can imagine each year. This is your chance to recognise their achievements by nominating them for one of our awards.

An award winner holding his award smiling at the camera

This year we have seven categories, and we would love as many nominations as possible. Please note that these are for our Yorkshire services; the nominations for Henshaws Community Services in Liverpool and Manchester have now closed.

The categories are as follows –

Gillian Lawrence Award

This category is for a Henshaws Art Maker or resident who has overcome their own particular obstacles and in doing so, become a positive role model for others.

Independence Award

This category is for someone who has gone above and beyond expectations in increasing their independence this year.

Technology User of the Year

This category is for someone who has used technology to transform their lives e.g. email/online shopping/Skype.

Friendship Award

This category is for someone who has befriended other service users and supported them through their journey or has made a significant impact in one of Henshaws Houses or at the Arts and Crafts Centre.

Creativity Award

This category is for someone who has made a real difference in one of the workshops this year and has created or led on creating something of particular beauty.

Volunteer of the Year

This category is for a Henshaws volunteer who has made a significant impact in one of Henshaws Houses or at the Arts and Crafts Centre and the organisation as a whole over the last year

Business of the Year

This category is for a company which has made a significant impact on Henshaws work in Yorkshire this year.

Please note that awards are for achievements over the last 12 months.

The deadline for nominations is Friday 30th August 2019 and the awards will be presented on Sunday 6th October 2019 at Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre in Knaresborourgh.

Please nominate either using the form below, or return nomination forms to Fundraising by email on fundraising@henshaws.org.uk or by post to Henshaws, Washbrook House, The Lancastrian Office Centre, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0FP.

If you have any questions about the nominations, please contact the fundraising team on 0300 222 5555, or email fundraising@henshaws.org.uk.

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Henshaws Beyond Expectations Awards 2019

  • For example ‘What challenges has the individual overcome and how have they gone above and beyond expectations?’, ‘How has the volunteer affected the lives of others?’
  • Thank you for your nomination! Please note that the deadline for nominations is Friday 30th August 2019 and the awards will be presented on Sunday 6th October 2019.

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