Nominations for our annual Star Awards are now open!
We are looking for YOU to nominate an individual or group who have contributed time, energy and donations to Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. Whether it be a star baker, tireless runner, or hard-working nurse, we want to hear why they deserve a special thank you at our annual awards ceremony.
We are immensely grateful to the fundraisers, volunteers and supporters who have made our vital work possible and we would like to show our gratitude.
Voting is open NOW until Friday 5th April. Please see below for the categories and criteria of each award, then vote using the form at the bottom of this page.
These awards were introduced in 2012 to recognise and reward the individual and groups that contribute time, energy and donations to Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation every year.
No winners are more deserving. They are not celebrities but real stars, unsung heroes of all ages whose stories take your breath away. The Star Awards are our way to say thank you to all our fundraisers, volunteers and supporters who have made our vital work possible.
★ Visionary Award ★
The judges will recognise and reward the bravery and courage of someone who is striving for a better future for other individuals and families affected by lung cancer.
★ Community Champion (Individual) ★
This award will be presented to an individual who has raised awareness and/or funds for the charity.
★ Community Champion (Group) ★
This award will be presented to a community group who have come together to raise awareness and/or funds for the charity
★ Local Business Award ★
The nominees in this category are local businesses that support the charity through fundraising, sponsorship and volunteering activities
★ Nick Pope Special Contribution Award ★
Sponsored by Sue Pope and friends.
This award recognises an outstanding contribution to Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation from an individual or organisation in the last two years.
★ Challenge Award ★
Nominees may have overcome adversity in order to complete a challenge, completed a particularly gruelling event or raised a significant amount of money for the charity through sponsorship
★ Roy's Runner Award ★
This award will be presented to a Roy's Runner or team of runners who have raised money and awareness for the charity by committing time and energy to compete in a particular race, triathalon or series of races
★ Corporate Supporter Award ★
This award will be presented to a business and Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation charity partner that has committed to raise awareness and funds to combat lung cancer.
★ Unsung Hero ★
For this award, the judges will recognise an individual staff or volunteer who has worked tirelessly to support the charity. For example, they may volunteer at one of our retail shops, work in one of our offices, or be a nurse or a medical professional.
★ The Ray Donnelly Inspire Award ★
This award recognises a group or individual that has shown extraordinary longstanding commitment to the charity. The winning individual could be a longstanding volunteer, fundraiser, trustee or member of staff.