Finalists announced for Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire

We're thrilled to finally announce the finalists for our Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire (VALLs), taking place on Tuesday 5 November.

City Small Charity of the Year (sponsored by Next): Leicester City of Sanctuary, Team Troupers Dance Academy and Sound Cafe Leicester

City Charity of the Year (sponsored by Action Coach): Hope Against Cancer, The Bridge – Homelessness to Hope and FreeVA

County Small Charity of the Year (sponsored by BHIB Insurance Brokers): The Heera Foundation, The Well Kibworth and Quorn Mills Park Bowling Club

County Charity of the Year (sponsored by Freeths Solicitors): Bodie Hodges Foundation, Norton Housing and Support, and Menphys

Social Enterprise of the Year (sponsored by the East Midlands Chamber): Dear Albert, Soulful Group and Iconic

Volunteer-led Organisation of the Year (sponsored by Zinthiya Trust): Woodhouse and Woodhouse Eaves Good Neighbour Scheme, Baby Basics Leicester and Help the Homeless

Trustee of the Year (sponsored by VAL): Eileen Richardson, Linda Jones and Christine Ringrose

VCS Ally of the Year (sponsored by Business 2 Business): Barrie Stephen, Caterpillar UK and Nicola Bassindale

Volunteer of the Year (sponsored by Dluxe Magazine): Emma Hallam, Capt. Matthew Taylor, Adrian Key, Azar Richardson, Prue Padmore

Congratulations to all of our finalists and best of luck to you all on the night!

Thank you also to all of our amazing award sponsors and judges, plus our Media Partners FU Media and BBC Radio Leicester and our headline sponsor Morningside Pharmaceuticals.