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Nothing Kills Like Hunger
The contribution that our wonderful volunteers make is always valued. The Concern Volunteer Awards is our opportunity to extend our thanks to our volunteers more formally and to celebrate the extraordinary work that they do.
This year's official awards ceremony took place in our Dublin office on Saturday 21 May, this was the firs time that the event was held in-person since 2019, due to COVID-19. We took this opportunity to extend our thanks to all of our volunteers and to celebrate the extraordinary work that they do across the country.
"Whether it’s through fundraising walks or climbs, shaking a bucket or adjudicating school debates, the commitment of Concern volunteers has kept a flame of compassion alive in communities across Ireland at a time when the need has never been greater in many parts of the world."
An independent panel of judges had a difficult job shortlisting schools, groups and individuals from the nominations received.
The following individuals and groups were formally recognised under these six categories:
And the following individuals and groups have been recognised with Outstanding Commitment Awards:
All-Island Debates Shield Champions 2021-2022
We are also very lucky to have so many amazing debate volunteers. The following people received our Debates Award:
When you partner with us the results are transformational - for your business and the beneficiaries we work with.
From bake sales to coffee mornings and beyond – staff fundraising is a great way to foster team spirit while raising money for our life-saving work.