ITV Fundraiser of the Year

2021 Winner Mark Ormrod Royal Marine was the first triple amputee to survive an IED blast in Afghanistan, defying medics to walk again, then raising huge amounts to help others. Mark was on patrol in Helmand Province on Christmas Eve in 2007, when he was blown up by a Taliban improvised explosive device. He lost […]

TSB Community Heroes

2021 Winner Rebecca Carless and Jamie McCallum The pair’s viral video featuring children with Down syndrome led to a charity and inspirational global movement challenging negative perceptions In March 2018, a Carpool Karaoke-style film of 50 mums and their children with Down syndrome singing and signing along in Makaton to the song A Thousand Years […]

Spirit of Adventure Award

2021 Winner Max Woosey, 11 “Tent Boy” Max has spent more than 500 nights sleeping under canvas, raising £640,000 for his local hospice. Neighbour and family friend Rick Abbott was terminally ill with cancer when he gave Max a tent, and told him to “go have an adventure”. When Rick passed away, Max decided to […]

Special Recognition

2021 Winner Rob Allen Founded Sands United, an inspirational network of football teams where men who have lost babies and young children can come together to grieve. Rob and his wife Charlotte’s third child Niamh was stillborn, days before her due date in They were helped through their loss by the stillbirth charity Sands, but […]

Special Recognition

2021 Winner Gee Walker Forgave her son’s killers, and devoted her life to promoting racial harmony in his memory, building a legacy of love to overcome hate. The brutal racist murder of Anthony Walker in 2005 shocked the nation. The 18-year-old aspiring lawyer was chased from a bus stop in Huyton, Merseyside and killed with […]

Special Recognition

2021 Winner Oxford Vaccine Team British scientists behind the vaccine that has helped give us our lives back, and is also the most potent weapon against Covid in the developing world. Professor Sarah Gilbert and her team in Oxford had spent years preparing for “Disease X” – a completely new illness that would require a […]