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Shortlist announced for the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards

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Anthony Nolan is delighted to announce the shortlist of nominees for the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards.
 
In the year that we celebrate 40 years of saving lives, the Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards are back with a bang to celebrate and recognise our supporters – our way of saying thank you to the people who keep Anthony Nolan going.
 
This year we had an unprecedented volume of nominations this year from Anthony Nolan’s fantastic supporters all over the UK.
 
Our judging panel sifted through the nominations and it was very difficult to narrow down all of these deserving nominees into this shortlist.
 
Henny Braund, Chief Executive of Anthony Nolan, said: “We wouldn’t be celebrating our 40th anniversary without every single one of those people who tirelessly campaign, raise funds, donate their time and spread the word about our work each year. Everyone who supports Anthony Nolan should be proud of their vital contribution to the charity’s lifesaving work. This year’s awards will be a fitting occasion to bring some of these people together and thank them for helping us to save more lives every day.”

The full list of nominations follows:
 
Volunteer of the Year
 
Katherine Sinfield, columnist and campaigner
Peter Hodes, volunteer courier, presenter, donor visitor and spit kit packer
Jersey Friends, supporter group
Louise and Mick Wilson & Tony and Jan Pinnegar, Register & Be a Lifesaver presenters
Billy Yu Lok Ng, Kent Marrow volunteer
 
Little Hero of the Year
 
Ailsa Croll
Laughlin Whiteley
Jazmin Green
Class of 2014, Lulworth and Winfrith Primary (classmates of the late Issy Miller)
 
Special Recognition
 
Paula Solomon
Catherine Melrose
Rally for Ronnie
Janet Qualters
Maggie Marshall
Maureen Savage
 
Individual Fundraiser
 
Jacob Gray
Ben & Kim Ruddy
Catherine Melrose
 
Organisational Fundraiser
 
Baker Tilly
Furniture Village
Virgin Money and The London Marathon
Barrow for Marrow
 
Regional journalist of the year
 
Stephen Sinfield and Katherine Sinfield, Burton Mail
Cathy Buss, Leicester Mercury
Neil Benson (Trinity Mirror Group)
Birmingham Mail editorial team
 
National journalist of the year
 
Ella Pickover and Jane Kirby, Press Association
Miranda Prynne, The Telegraph
Warren Manger, The Mirror
Charlie Cooper, Health reporter, The Independent
 
Political supporter of the year
 
David Burrowes MP and Mark Tami MP
Andrew Griffiths MP
Luciana Berger MP
Nick De Bois MP
 
BAME advocate of the year
 
Sunny Bains
Jonni and Caz Berger
Yaser Martini
 
Scientific supporter of the year
 
Professor Bob Rees
Dr Bronwen Shaw

Recruiter of the year
 
Kaisha Morris – GI Joey
Team #shake4mike
Chris Spencer & Alison Ford – Everyone Active
Team HelpHollie
 
Celebrity of the year

 
John Illsley
Olivia Colman
Joe Crowley
Stevie Johnson
Lucy Siegle
 
Patient champion
 
Alex Gonsalez
George Norton
Peter Threader
 
Clinical supporter
 
Dr John Snowden
Dr Ed Johnstone
Grant Morgan

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