The shortlist for the Charity of the Year 2015

26th November 2014

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce and Industry are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Charity of the Year 2015.

The winner will be announced at the prestigious SHEFFIELD BUSINESS AWARDS ​ to be held next Thursday 4th December 2014. Thank you to all organisations who took the time to apply. Congratulations to the four shortlisted organisations: Inas The organisation manages and promotes sport for athletes with an intellectual (or learning) disability worldwide within the Paralympic programme. We are active in almost 80 countries, promoting the benefits of participation in sport, organising competition and giving talented athletes the chance to progress all the way to the Paralympic Games. www.inas.org @Inassport Support Dogs Founded and based in Sheffield Support Dogs is a national charity dedicated to increasing independence and improving the quality of life of people affected by epilepsy, autism and physical disability. We train specialist assistance dogs to achieve this and are founder members of the Assistance Dog UK governing body. www.supportdogs.org.uk @supportdogsuk The Sick Children's Trust Our aim is to keep families together when a child is seriously ill in hospital. We provide 'Home from Home' accommodation for families whose children are receiving vital medical care so they can always be close to the sick child's bedside and contactable day or night. www.sickchildrenstrust.org @theSCT Zest Zest delivers services based at the Zest Centre and across Sheffield. Our purpose is to reduce health inequalities in disadvantaged communities, in particular Netherhtorpe/Upperthorpe/Langsett. Improve the employment and skills opportunities for communities. Increase access to affordable, flexible sport, leisure and social opportunities for adults and young people. www.zestcommunity.co.uk @ZestCentre

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