Northamptonshire ACRE Seeks Community Champions
Written by Chris Harris on June 5, 2020
To celebrate the work that so many volunteers are doing during this pandemic to help their neighbours, Northamptonshire ACRE is launching Northamptonshire’s “COVID-19 Community Champions”.
Northamptonshire ACRE recognises the amazing work that the County’s groups of volunteers are doing to support the more vulnerable members of their community during these unprecedented times. These groups are encouraged to share details of the many ways they are supporting the more vulnerable in their community.
To be part of the celebrations simply download the online form at https://www.northantsacre.org.uk/covid-19 and enclose a supporting statement along with photos, videos or social media links that highlight how your group or village has supported your community during the pandemic.
All groups taking part will be invited to an evening of celebration hosted by Northamptonshire ACRE at the Hunsbury Hill Centre in Spring 2021 where they will be able to receive their Community Champions certificate and a copy of the Community Champions booklet.
Elaine O’Leary, Chief Executive of Northamptonshire ACRE said ‘As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we postponed the annual Northamptonshire Village Awards until next year. But we felt we wanted to mark this period of historic significance and showcase all the valuable work that so many are doing to support their community. The Northamptonshire COVID-19 Community Champions will give us an opportunity to thank those volunteers who have continued to give support to the most vulnerable in our communities at a difficult time’.
The deadline for entries is 31st August 2020.