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

This year’s event, sponsored by Colleen Fletcher MP, took place on November 28 at the Houses of Parliament. Awards were presented to deserving fundraisers, families of patients, donors, clinical supporters and journalists, all of whom have supported Anthony Nolan in a number of ways.

See past winners here.

We’re delighted to announce the winners of the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards 2017, hosted by Joe Crowley. 

Simon Dyson Volunteer of the Year
Winner: Svetlana Mintschenko
Finalist: Andrew Checkley 
Finalist: Amy Devlin

Individual Fundraiser of the Year
Winner: Poonam Shah
Finalist: Kevin Dunne
Finalist: Clare Parkinson

Group Fundraiser of the Year
Winner: Team Alice
Finalist: Jersey Friends
Finalist: Samantha Safe

Organisational Fundraiser of the Year
Winner: Covent Garden Tenants’ Association
Finalist: Berwin Leighton Paisner 
Finalist: Dig Deeper – The Construction Industry

Donor Champion of the Year
Winner: David Gould
Finalist: Paul Elliott 
Finalist: Lee Hatton

Patient Champion of the Year
Winner: Steve Hartley 
Finalist: Emma Paine
Finalist: The Richardson family

Scientific Supporter of the Year 
Winner: Sister Joy Brennan

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Advocate of the Year
Winner: KCL Marrow

Recruiter of the Year
Winner: Loughborough Marrow
Finalist: Belfast Marrow 
Finalist: Scottish Fire and Rescue

Celebrity Supporter of the Year
Winner: Tommy Fleetwood 
Finalist: Olivia Colman 
Finalist: Joe Crowley
Finalist: Bobby Norris

Journalist of the Year
Winner: Sarah Vesty
Finalist: Matthew Barbour 
Finalist: Aileen Robertson

Political Supporter of the Year
Winner: Mark Tami MP 
Finalist: Maria Caulfield MP
Finalist: Richard Drax MP

Clinical Supporter of the Year
Winner: Professor Ajay Vora
Finalist: Laura Lee-Rodgers 

Shirley Nolan Special Recognition Award
Winner: William Ash 
Finalist: Lewis Brown 
Finalist: Rosie Carr
Finalist: Ryan McGeough

John Petchey Young Hero of the Year
Winner: Ava Stark 

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