The VAL Awards

Nominations will open on Wednesday 29 May 2024 for The VAL Awards 2024 - Watch this space!

Celebrating the fantastic contribution volunteers, charities and community groups make in Leicester and Leicestershire. It’s time for us to celebrate the truly amazing inspirational leaders, unsung heroes and those that have gone above and beyond


We are honoured to have the generous support from Market Harborough Building Society and would like to thank them for being our Headline Sponsor for The VAL Awards 2023.

This awards night is the only local event to recognise the achievements of the voluntary sector. This is a great opportunity for local businesses to show how invested they are in their local communities.


If you’d like to support the VAL Awards in 2024, or if you want to support VAL in any other way, please do get in touch with us via email on: valawards@valonline.org.uk

View the winner’s from The VAL Awards 2023 here:

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The VAL Awards 2023

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The VAL Awards 2022

We are honoured to have been sponsored by Morningside Pharmaceuticals Limited and would especially like to thank them for being our Headline Sponsor for The VAL Awards 2022 and The VAL Awards 2019.

With the help from our sponsors and our headline sponsor, this was indeed a night to remember and celebrate all the amazing people and groups that support our local communities.

Find out more about The VAL Awards 2022 here

The Voluntary Awards for Leicester & Leicestershire (VALL) 2019

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On 5 November 2019, we were proud to host our first annual Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire (VALLs) to celebrate the positive impact volunteers and charities have on our local community.

The awards took place at Leicester’s Morningside Arena and were sponsored by Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, which manufactures and suppliers quality Generic and Branded medicines to the UK and International markets.

Read more about The Voluntary Awards for Leicester & Leicestershire (VALL) 2019

KEVAN LILES MBE HONOURED WITH LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Leicester and Leicestershire’s ‘Community Champions’ were celebrated (Friday 10 November) at the auspicious, annual VAL Awards 2023 in Leicester. The prestigious awards was proudly supported by Market Harborough Building Society as headline sponsor and honours the remarkable individuals and organisations that tirelessly contribute to our local communities.

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Finalists announced for The VAL Awards 2023

We are thrilled, to announce the finalists of the VAL Awards 2023. The prestigious awards is proudly supported by Market Harborough Building Society as headline sponsor and honours the remarkable individuals and organisations that tirelessly contribute to our local communities.

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The VAL Awards

The Awards recognises and rewards the work carried out within the Voluntary sector over the past 18 months and is hugely valued and needed.
Find out more about the award categories here.

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Finalists announced for The VAL Awards 2022

The awards, which have been created by Voluntary Action LeicesterShire, will celebrate the ‘real world heroes of the pandemic’ in Leicestershire and Rutland, taking place on Friday 16th September.

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‘Real World Heroes’ Celebrated at Inspiring Charity Sector VAL Awards 2022.

The annual VAL Awards 2022 acknowledged and celebrated the ‘real heroes of the Pandemic’, an inspiring evening in Leicester.

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Finalists announced for Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire 2019

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

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Stars of the local voluntary sector celebrated at inaugural Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire 2019

On 5 November we were proud to host our first annual Voluntary Awards for Leicester and Leicestershire (VALLs) to celebrate the positive impact volunteers and charities have on our local community in 2019.

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