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Fundraising Champion Awards 2016/17 – Entries now closed

Paramount_ChampionsAgents Giving is celebrating another year of fantastic fundraising efforts in the industry with its Fundraising Champion Awards 2017. The awards will take place at the Agents Giving Ball on Friday 8th December at The Royal Lancaster Hotel London, where the winners will be announced during the evening. To book your tickets click here.

The 2017 awards will recognise some very special fundraising stories, personal challenges, and all the great charity and community work carried out by the industry over the last year.

It is with great anticipation and excitement that Agents Giving announces the shortlist for the Agents Giving Fundraising Champions Awards of 2017:

Best Team or Company Fundraising

  • Thorgills
  • Relocation Agent Network
  • Embrace Mortgage Services
  • Thomas Morris Sales and Lettings
  • Avery Estate Agents
  • Linley & Simpson
  • Paramount
  • Sansome George

Best Individual Fundraising

  • Charlotte Bryson – J P Harll
  • Jon Martin – Spicerhaart
  • Paul Curtis – Derbyshires Estate Agents
  • Jamie Aspland – Pygott & Crone
  • Zoe Ryder – Sowerbys

Best Creative Fundraising

  • J P Harll
  • X1 Lettings
  • Paramount
  • Doris Dent Estates
  • Henry Adams
  • Clear Property
  • Homewise

Best Industry Supplier Awards

  • Embrace Mortgage Services
  • Audio Agent

Special Fundraising Award

  • Lines & James
  • Cubitt & West
  • Chestertons
  • Wrights of Hatfield
  • David Lee
  • Thomas Morris Sales & Lettings

Best Agency CSR Award

  • JDM Estate Agents
  • Paramount
  • Linley & Simpson

2016_champion_thomas_morrisTo book your tickets to The Agents Giving Charity Ball click here and see for yourself who will win the Fundraising Champions of The Year Awards 2017, enjoy a strictly fun evening with friends, colleagues or clients, it’s a great place for your Christmas party!

Peter Knight, Chairman of Agents Giving, comments: “There have been so many wonderful fundraising stories and charity events this year which, once again, highlights the great work that agents and suppliers are doing in their communities. Our Fundraising Champions don’t necessarily raise the most money or do the craziest challenges – sometimes it’s the personal nature of the fundraising or support that makes it so special. We would like to thank all the agents and suppliers who entered the awards this year, good luck to those who have made the shortlist!”


2016 Agents Giving Fundraising Champions

The third annual Agents Giving Ball, hosted at The Lancaster London Hotel, celebrated the outstanding fundraising efforts of the property industry, which has succeeded in raising over £1m for charities across the country.

Agents Giving’s fundraising champions were also named at the ball and presented their award by the Agents Giving Patron Phil Spencer.

TEAM OR COMPANY WINNER

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Bassets Estate Agents have organised events including skydives, golf days and an Indian dinner under a marquee at Salisbury Cathedral.  Their passion for local community is amazing, with offices raising funds for local charities The Trussell Trust, The Salisbury Trust, Splash Wiltshire and Alabare with the help of all the team and raised £25k.

SHORTLISTED: Goodfellows  |  X1 Lettings  |  Northwood Estate Agents  |  Arnolds Keys  |  Thomas Morris Sales and Lettings


INDIVIDUAL WINNER

Kathryn Hunter of Hawkmoth Estate and Lettings Agents, has organised many events supporting a range of charities including MIND, Cancer research and the Oasis Project and also set up a charity to campaign against teenage self-harming  raising funds along the way for other causes in her local Milton Keynes.

SHORTLISTED: Dan Lyons, Brighton Accommodation Agency  |  Paul Fosh, Paul Fosh Auctions  |  David Mackie, NAEA


CREATIVE FUNDRAISING

Thomas Morris Estate and Lettings Agents with their Orange Day.

SHORTLISTED: X1 Lettings Raft Run  |  Bassets Estate Agents Indian Dinner


INDUSTRY SUPPLIER

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Ravensworth have helped Agents Giving and so many other charities with their print support over the years as well a taking on their own fundraising activities in the office raising funds for local charities.  Thanks go out to the team at Ravensworth.

SHORTLISTED: Agency Express  |  Reapit


SPECIAL AWARD

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Melissa Green, X1 Lettings – Melissa and the team at X1 have faced their own personal challenges and have been constantly working in their community on new and fun ideas to raise funds.  They are passionate about raising awareness and funds to help their supported Cancer charities.

SHORTLISTED: Zoe Ryder, Sowerbys  |  Tom Charlesworth, Spicerhaart  |  Mark Philpot, Robert Ellis Estate Agents


2014/2015 Agents Giving Fundraising Champions

TEAM OR COMPANY

Paramount, in North London, continue their unending support for local charities and also for Agents Giving. Over the past year they have turned their office in to Santa’s grotto and handed out gifts to local children, they have donated gifts to the children’s ward of their local hospital, they have taken turns cooking at a local homeless centre, they take part in Wrap Up London, an annual coat collection for the homeless, they took part in Agents Giving Day, with an annual office based summer fete, and continue to act as a drop of point for the Brent Food bank.


INDIVIDUAL

Luke Jones

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Luke Jones of Fresh Start Properties in Bridge End. Luke has undertaken two huge challenges, running the equivalent of 5 marathons in 5 days from Hollyhead to Cardiff] and at the end of August he undertook the 5 Peaks Challenge.


INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY

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Premier Lettings – Bath. In a scheme to raise money for the school, each child was given a pound to “grow”. 329 children took part and that £329 was grown in to over £5,000! The children held a huge range of activities from pop-up markets, a dog show, a mini football academy, a shoe cleaning business and a guess the name of a teddy bear completion. The average raised per child in the three months was £17, a return on investment that I think we would all be happy with!


INDUSTRY SUPPLIERS

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Inspired by Managing Director, Peter Grant’s wife, Claire, a brave cancer fighter, VTUK have raised over £40,000 for two cancer charities. They have worn pink, they have taken part in extreme obstacle course, cycled from London to Paris, organised a charity ball and most recently, organised a chilli eating competition. Cleary fundraising has become an important part of what VTUK does and acknowledge that not only does it benefit the charities that they are supporting, but make them a better company and better people.


SPECIAL AWARD

Avery Team Agents Giving Award

Avery Estate Agents organised a charity ball to raise money for an incubator unit for their local special care baby unit. They raised enough money to buy two – and are still going strong. Event with an ambitious fundraising target, the commitment was so strong that they doubled that target… and aren’t about to stop any time soon!