VODA VCSE Award Winners 2021

We are delighted to share the stories of our VODA VCSE award winners for 2021, who were presented with their prizes at our recent AGM by Dr Dave Tomson, Clinical Director of North Shields Primary Care Network. Read here to find out about our Sector Connector Community Friendly Business Award winners. 

Organisation of the Year

Phoenix Detached Youth Project

The Phoenix Detached Youth Project in North Shields started in February 2004. Working with hundreds of young people every year the project makes a real difference to the lives of people of all ages throughout the local community. Read more…




Volunteer of the Year

Dawn Jobey – Little1Stop

Dawn Jobey set up North Shields based charity Little1Stop to support young parents who are struggling to provide the essentials for their babies. Dawn volunteers six days a week to keep the charity going. Read more…





Young Volunteer of the Year

Chloe Shiels & David DJ Miller – Out of Sight

Chloe Shiels and David DJ Miller were awarded joint winners of the Young Volunteer of the Year for their dedication and support to local charity Out of Sight. Read more…





Trustee of the Year 

Lisa Taylor – Out of Sight

Lisa has been involved with Out of Sight for approaching 8 years after they offered her support, friendship and signposted her to getting the right adaptations for her home for her young child who was left severely disabled after contracting meningitis. Read more…




Young Volunteer of the Year Commendation

Shiremoor Adventure Playground Trust

We were delighted to present the young volunteers from the Shiremoor Adventure Playground Trust with a commendation from our VCSE awards.  Read more…


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