Our first Volunteer Recognition Awards

Our Volunteers' Week celebrations concluded with a virtual recognition ceremony. 

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Last night marked our first ever Volunteer Recognition Awards! The event recognised the huge breadth of skills, expertise, time, support and commitment of all our volunteers. Lymphoma Action's, Director of Services, Dallas Pounds, presented 128 awards for length of service, as well as an incredible 32 for outstanding contributions.

Marguerite Russell was officially named our longest serving volunteer, having supported us for an amazing 27 years, while our Live your Life Facilitators and Facebook Moderators were awarded outstanding contribution for the exceptional dedication they give to their volunteering. These are just a couple of the highlights from the fun filled evening that will now return annually. 

“We were very excited to launch this recognition event to celebrate our volunteers, who have such a positive impact and enable us to inform, support, and connect with thousands of people affected by lymphoma.” says Carly Benton, Volunteering Development Manager. ”We are looking forward to having the opportunity to celebrate our volunteers and their invaluable efforts every year moving forwards.”

“We owe so much to all of our amazing volunteers’ for the time, energy and compassion they offer to those affected by lymphoma. It was such a pleasure to get to thank so many of them individually and applaud the huge difference that all of our volunteers make.” concludes Dallas Pounds, Director of Services. 

Volunteers Week has ended, but it’s not too late to join our valued volunteer community! Register your interest in volunteering to inform, support and connect people affected by lymphoma here.