Award Categories Explained
Pride of Essex (Ultimate Award)
Awarded to inspirational adults who unselfishly give their time, often despite adversity. Setting an example to, or helping others less fortunate.
Child of Courage Award
Awarded to exceptional, inspirational children who manage to achieve, often despite adversity. Given for courage, determination, and a positive disposition to deserving, Essex based children, under the age of 16.
Community Champion Award
Awarded to individuals or groups, who put the needs of others before themselves, raising much needed funds for charity. Recognising the difference they make to the Community as a whole.
Unsung Hero Award
Awarded for exceptional care in the community. Recognising individuals who make a real difference, by putting other people’s physical needs before themselves, in either a neighbourly, or professional capacity.
Inspirational Youth Award
Awarded to inspirational young people in the community. Who make a difference to other peoples lives, and putting others needs before their own.
Awarded to someone who has inspired people throughout the county.
‘Team of Pride’ - We previously had one Top award for Corporate Fundraisers and one for Community Fundraisers - both who have raised significant funds for charitable causes. John Lewis will be sponsoring the TOP Award for 2017 – but there will only be one winner.