Fareshare wins the Third Sector Awards 2017

  • FareShare, winner of the Third Sector Awards 2017. Photo: TSA

    FareShare, winner of the Third Sector Awards 2017. Photo: TSA

  • Third Sector Awards prize. Photo: TSA

    Third Sector Awards prize. Photo: TSA

  • The event took place at the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. Photo: TSA

    The event took place at the Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. Photo: TSA

  • Hall Cruttenden, comedian and guest host in the Third Sector Awards 2017. Photo: TSA

    Hall Cruttenden, comedian and guest host in the Third Sector Awards 2017. Photo: TSA

The final decision was taken between 96 non-profit organisations represented in the 109 entries.

The Third Sector Awards 2017 took place on Thursday 21 September at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. In the current edition, Fareshare was announced as the winner of the Charity of the Year Award. For more than 20 years, FareShare has been rescuing good, in-date, surplus food and delivering it out to community groups and charities across the UK, who then transform this predominantly fresh food into meals for vulnerable people as well as providing life-changing support. Apart from FareShare, the ceremony itself celebrated the success organisations in the sector and gave charities the chance to have their hard work and achievements recognised. In total, 96 non-profit organisations were represented in the 109 entries shortlisted across 25 categories.

In the Charity of the year category, Auditory Verbal UK was highly commended and The Scout Association and The Langley House Trust were recognised as finalist organisations. Apart from this group, there were other Excellence Awards plus both Partnernship and Talent Awards. Here you can check the list of winners from each category into the Excellence Awards:

With a commitment to educate and inspire, the Awards recognised those who give back to the community and celebrate organisations and social leaders from across the sector. In this sense, three projects have been the winners of the Partnership Awards, also divided into three different categories:

500 charities, both large and small were in attendance for a night of entertainment, recognition, celebration and networking. Hall Cruttenden, comedian and guest host were the one revealing winners across the night. Last but not least, the Talent Awards left the following winners among 9 different categories:

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