2018 Charity Retail Awards

2019 Charity Retail Awards shortlist announced

Judging for the 2019 Charity Retail Awards is now over and we are in a position to announce those charities that have made the shortlist. As in previous years, the standard of entries was extremely high and we received a tremendous number of nominations for this year’s awards – sponsored by 1st Waste Management – and are the biggest in our history.

Congratulations to all those that made this year’s shortlist, which is as follows:

Young Volunteer of the Year
Blue Cross (Ben Akin)
Salvation Army (Cameron Gunn)
Cancer Research UK (Molly Brett)

Volunteer of the Year
The Air Ambulance Service (Ann Robinson)
Cats Protection (Jim Hudson)
St Clare Hospice (Gill Taylor)

Retail Staff Member of the Year
WESC Foundation (Mark Vandenberg)
Barnardo’s (Sue Langford)
Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland (Tracey Groom)

Shop of the Year
Shelter, Holloway Road, London
St Vincent de Paul, Kircubbin
Salvation Army, Outwood

Best Use of Innovation and Technology
The Air Ambulance Service
Sue Ryder

Greenest Charity Retailer of the Year
Wandsworth Oasis
British Heart Foundation
St Oswald’s Hospice

The Community and Social Impact Award
Salvation Army
St Vincent de Paul
St Clare Hospice

Outstanding Charity Retailer
The Air Ambulance Service
Pilgrims Hospices

Winners of the following categories will be announced on the night without a shortlist: Supplier of the Year, Most Unusual Item Donated, and Most Valuable Item sold

Delegates that attend this year’s conference will be eligible to vote online for the WOW! Factor Best Window and Best Interior Awards, both categories sponsored by packing experts, Monro. The shortlist for these awards will be announced in early June.

Award winners will receive their awards during the ceremony at the Colwick Hall Hotel in Nottingham on 25 June as part of the Charity Retail Association Conference and Exhibition, which takes place 24-26 June at the EMCC in Nottingham.

For ticket enquiries for both conference and awards night, please contact our Head of Events, Julia Cloke, on 020 7967 4080 or email julia@charityretail.org.uk.