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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 151 – 175 out of 241 awardees
  • Queenscourt Hospice

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: Merseyside
    Delivering innovation, empowering communities and providing specialist palliative care services.
  • Rathfern Community Regeneration Group

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: County Antrim
    Providing community activities for hard to reach, low-income families in a socially deprived area.
  • Reading Family Aid

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Family Support
    Ceremonial county: Berkshire
    Putting smiles on the faces of disadvantaged children and families in the Reading area.
  • Reading Rowing Club

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Sport and Outdoor Activities
    Ceremonial county: Berkshire
    Promoting rowing as an enjoyable sport for all, offering valuable personal and community benefits.
  • Remembering the Past, Resourcing the Future

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Heritage
    Ceremonial county: Tyne and Wear
    Capturing, preserving and sharing living memories, helping to promote social inclusion.
  • River Thames Boat Project

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Sport and Outdoor Activities
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Providing therapeutic river trips for disabled people and educational programmes for schools.
  • Rochdale Heartbeat

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: Greater Manchester
    Providing care, support and equipment for heart patients and families, both in and out of hospital.
  • Ruddi’s Retreat

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Health and Care
    Ceremonial county: West Yorkshire
    Providing respite breaks for children and their families living with cancer and life-limiting illnesses.
  • Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Children and Young People
    Ceremonial county: Rutland
    Providing exceptional support for children with additional needs and their whole family.
  • Saddleworth and Oldham Area Whit Friday Brass Band Contests

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Events
    Ceremonial county: Greater Manchester
    Producing a renowned outdoor Festival of Brass Music, featuring 4,000 musicians.
  • Scottish Ethnic Minority Sports Association

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Sport and Outdoor Activities
    Ceremonial county: The City of Glasgow
    Encouraging participation of ethnic minorities in sport, promoting equality, challenging discrimination.
  • Second Wave Centre for Youth Arts

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Arts and Media
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Contributing to youth arts, education, community engagement and social justice benefits in Lewisham.
  • SERV Wessex

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Hampshire
    Providing a free urgent blood and medication courier service to the NHS and community in Hampshire.
  • SERV, Kent

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Kent
    Providing emergency transport services of vital supplies to the NHS and the Air Ambulance.
  • SERV, Surrey & South London

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Surrey
    Reliably transporting blood, urgent samples and donated breast milk to hospitals, in Surrey & London
  • Shopper-Aide

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Older People
    Ceremonial county: Argyll and Bute
    Providing vital services to older people in the Kintyre Peninsula including the island of Gigha.
  • Shout at Cancer

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Arts and Media
    Ceremonial county: Greater London
    Using music to improve speech and rebuild confidence after voice loss.
  • Shrewsbury Drapers Company

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Older People
    Ceremonial county: Shropshire
    Providing housing for older people, preserving historic buildings and promoting textile design.
  • Shrewsbury Food Hub

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Food Support
    Ceremonial county: Shropshire
    Converting food waste into food smiles through distribution of surpluses to the local community.
  • Shri Venkateswara Balaji Temple, Voluntary Action Group

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Community Hubs and Services
    Ceremonial county: The West Midlands
    Providing a Hindu Temple and Community Centre, promoting spirituality, inclusion, and social cohesion.
  • SKY Positive Minds

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Mental Health and Wellbeing
    Ceremonial county: West Yorkshire
    Helping disadvantaged women and children to be resilient through dedicated support and workshops.
  • Slow The Flow

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Environment
    Ceremonial county: West Yorkshire
    Educating and providing natural flood management.
  • Small Acts of Kindness

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Loneliness and Befriending
    Ceremonial county: Hertfordshire
    Supporting lonely and socially isolated older people and connecting local communities with kindness.
  • Smart Works Reading

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Education and Employment
    Ceremonial county: Berkshire
    Tackling poverty by helping disadvantaged women into employment with interview coaching and clothing.
  • Solent Rescue Independent Lifeboat

    Year awarded: 2021
    Type of group: Emergency Response
    Ceremonial county: Hampshire
    Providing an independent inshore lifeboat and First Aid service covering the western Solent.