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The Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards (ANSAs) is Anthony Nolan’s annual awards ceremony. The ANSAs gives us the chance to say thank you to the incredible supporters that make our lifesaving work possible.

This year will be the tenth year the event has taken place! During this time we have seen hundreds of awards presented to deserving fundraisers, families of patients, donors, clinical supporters and journalists, all of whom have supported Anthony Nolan in a number of ways.

Award nominees are decided by a mixture of recommendations from within the organisation and public nominations – and that’s where you come in…

Nominate someone special

If you know an inspiring young hero or someone who constantly goes above and beyond for Anthony Nolan then we want to hear about it! Nominate yourself, or someone you think deserves recognition, in either of the following categories:

John Petchey Young Hero of the Year

We’re looking for a young Anthony Nolan supporter who has made a difference to the lives of people with blood cancer – either by personally supporting Anthony Nolan, or by inspiring others to support us. Entrants should be aged 16 or under on 1 June 2023.

The Shirley Nolan Award for Special Recognition

This award recognises an individual who has made a significant contribution to Anthony Nolan, going above and beyond in their support.

We’re looking for people who have shown an exceptional level of commitment to supporting Anthony Nolan’s work between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. These awards aren’t just about how much money has been raised or how many hours someone has spent volunteering – it’s about the unsung heroes who make Anthony Nolan’s lifesaving work possible.

Entries must be submitted by 17th February 2023. 

ANSAs 2019
ANSAs 2019

Finalists will be invited to the ANSAs ceremony at the Tower of London on Wednesday 14th June.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from Anthony Nolan, chaired by our Chief Executive, Henny Braund.

Other categories…

Nominations for the following categories will be made by Anthony Nolan staff who have worked closely with supporters in the past year. 

  • Patient Champion of the Year
  • Donor Champion of the Year
  • Register Champion of the Year
  • Minority Ethnic Advocate of the Year
  • Everyday Hero
  • Individual Fundraiser of the Year
  • Organisational Fundraiser of the Year
  • Group Fundraisers of the Year
  • Journalist of the Year
  • Political Supporter of the Year
  • Scientific Supporter of the Year
  • Clinical Supporter of the Year
  • Celebrity Supporter of the Year
  • The Simon  Dyson Award for Volunteer of the Year

Our partners

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If you’re interested in sponsoring the ANSAs please email: