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Awardees

On 2nd June we announced 241 voluntary groups selected to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in 2021.

164 of these groups also received a special designation for providing impactful support during the pandemic.

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Showing 101 – 125 out of 241 awardees
  • Happy Days UK

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Homelessness
    Ceremonial county: West Yorkshire
    Empowering homeless adults in Yorkshire; providing homes, opportunities and a community for life.
  • Hope 4 ME & Fibro Northern Ireland

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: County Armagh
    Providing patient support, education and promoting biomedical research for M.E. and Fibromyalgia.
  • Hour Community

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: Suffolk
    Responding to community needs with community solutions.
  • IHWO (Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation) Northampton

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: Northamptonshire
    Enriching lives of Hindus by meeting their social, cultural, educational, health and wellbeing needs.
  • IncuBabies

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: Merseyside
    Providing support to a much in demand Neo-Natal critical care Unit and vital research.
  • Inside Out Community

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: Suffolk
    Supporting the mental health & emotional wellbeing of people through participation in the creative arts.
  • Isle of Wight Community Bus Partnership

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: The Isle of Wight
    Providing a regular community bus service to serve isolated areas of the Isle of Wight.
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  • Kingstanding Regeneration Trust

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Education and Employment
    Ceremonial county: The West Midlands
    Supporting people to gain skills, achieve qualifications, find work, improve their wellbeing.
  • Lancashire Youth Challenge

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Lancashire
    Supporting and challenging young people to overcome barriers to achieve personal success.
  • Learning to Work

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Berkshire
    Preparing young people for the world of work through employer-led activities and careers guidance.
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Blood Bikes

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Leicestershire
    Supporting the NHS by transporting urgent Out-of-Hours medical samples and patient notes.
  • Litter Action Group for Ealing Residents (LAGER Can)

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Environment
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Removing rubbish from open spaces, bringing social welfare and economic benefits to the community.
  • Liverpool Talking Newspaper for the Blind

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Disability
    Ceremonial county: Merseyside
    Provision of local news and cultural communications to visually impaired people.
  • Lochaber Hope

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: Inverness
    Delivering person centred services to the community and reaching out to those most vulnerable.
  • Louie’s Helping Hands

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Kent
    Facilitating educational and therapeutic care for vulnerable children with multi-sensory impairments.
  • Luton Council of Faiths (LCoF)

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Cultural
    Ceremonial county: Bedfordshire
    Building peace and reconciliation across Luton’s diverse communities. Received the special designation for impactful support during the pandemic in 2020.
  • MACFEST, Muslim Arts and Culture Festival

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Events
    Ceremonial county: Greater Manchester
    Connecting communities, promoting social inclusion and overcoming barriers through art and culture.
  • Mael Gael Multicultural Community Project

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Older People
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Providing companionship for older people and recreational opportunities for diverse young people.
  • Manchester Transport Museum Society

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Heritage
    Ceremonial county: Greater Manchester
    Conserving, exhibiting and operating vintage trams, tramway-related heritage artefacts and documents.
  • Marchington Village Shop

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: Staffordshire
    Providing an essential shop, amenity, social organiser and central hub for the community.
  • Matthew’s House

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Homelessness
    Ceremonial county: West Glamorgan
    Providing a warm, welcoming building in the city, open and accessible to homeless vulnerable people.
  • Medi Tech Trust

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: East Sussex
    Transforming patients’ experience and providing modern medical equipment, ensuring faster recovery.
  • Melody Music Birmingham

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Arts and Media
    Ceremonial county: The West Midlands
    Providing musical activities and band sessions for children and young adults with additional needs.
  • Menphys Charity

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Leicestershire
    Supporting and enriching the lives of children and young people with disabilities.
  • Mid Surrey Community Fridges

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Food Support
    Ceremonial county: Surrey
    Reducing waste and meeting need by redistributing food and encouraging sustainable living.