Caption: Hartford Care’s Sean and Jo Gavin with CWC CEO Richard Muncaster
The Care Workers Charity (CWC) has announced the winners of its first ever awards during a ceremony at The Ned in central London.
The event was hosted by CWC CEO Richard Muncaster, head of Partnerships Alex Ramamurthy and Ben Allen, CWC chairman and Oomph Wellness CEO.
Richard said: “I warmly congratulate all of the winners. Your dedication and commitment in helping CWC grow and be heard doesn’t just produce fantastic results, it changes lives.”
The winners are:
Best Fundraising Campaign: Angus Matthew, Avery Healthcare
Avery’s Summer Cocktail Parties, held as part of the CWC’s ‘Going the Extra Mile’ fundraising campaign welcomed family, friends and the local community, raising £3,420.81 for the charity.
Best Fundraising Event: Sean and Jo Gavin, Hartford Care
The abseil challenge at the Emirates Spinnaker Tower and other fundraising events held by Hartford Care raised £13,967 in 2018.
Outstanding Contribution to CWC: Mark Danis, Avery Healthcare
Mr Denis was recognised for generously supporting the charity’s team over the last year and being the driving force behind the Going the Extra Mile fundraising campaign. He is entering his second year of supporting the events’ committee and has regularly provided guidance and advice through his role as Vice President of the charity.
Best Individual Fundraiser: Max Wurr
Mr Wurr ran the Harrow Half Marathon in aid of The Care Workers Charity in 2018. He completed the run in 1 hour 49 minutes coming 207th out of 600, raising an impressive £780.20.
Going the Extra Mile: Mandy Jackson from Athena Health Care
CWC said Ms Jackson has gone above and beyond for the charity in 2018, becoming one of CWC’s most engaged supporters and ambassadors to date.
Lauren Harris and her son Kallen also received CWC’s Going the Extra Mile award. CQC said Ms Harris has been an outstanding ambassador for the Care Workers Charity this year, tirelessly supporting and advocating for CWC. Both, Ms Harris and her son appeared in a CWC video case study, and Ms also attended the CWC Champion conference in Reading where she shared her experience with the Champions.
The third recipient of the Going the Extra Mile award was Kieran Hogan of Hartford Care. Mr Hogan was recognised as an exceptional supporter of the charity this year, hosting a number of events in aid of CWC as a Champion. He now sits on the CWC Board of Trustees where his understanding of the issues care workers face helps guide the charity’s strategy.
Champion of the Year: Cathy Worman and Angela Smith, Belmont Sandbanks
CWC said Ms Worman and Ms Smith have been outstanding in their support of charity, both attending the Reading Champion conference and providing great insight of their experience of being Champions. They have also put on a number of events to raise funds for CWC in 2018.
Best Care Group Engagement Campaign: Nicki Westwood and Saf Tai, Grosvenor Health and Social Care
CWC said Nicki Westwood and the team were outstanding in their efforts raising awareness of the charity and helping CWC grow its volunteer Champions programme.