Awards

We have won a number of awards in recognition
of our successes since we started our work in 2016.

High Sheriff Award 2018
We picked up the Essex Community Foundation High Sheriff Award in March 2018 and were awarded £2,500 towards our programme delivery costs.

We’ve won the National CSJ Family Award!
Lads Need Dads were thrilled and honoured to receive the prestigious Family Award at the National Centre For Social Justice Awards held on 13th March 2018. The evening provided a great platform to impart the mission of Lads Need Dads to a wider audience and was very well received!.

Essex Fire and Rescue Shield 2017
Awarded for recognition of the valuable work we do with young people.

Essex High Sheriff Award 2017
Shortlisted in the top three out of 63 organisations in Essex, for the Managing Volunteers Award.

2017 Innovation Award

For demonstating innovation in initiating and developing a service/project to support the community.

Shackleton Leaders Award 2016

Awarded to our founder, Sonia Shaljean in 2016.  The Shackleton Foundation improves the lives of disadvantaged young people across the UK. It does this through it’s unique leadership investment programme, inspired by legendary explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s incredible courage and resilience in the face of adversity. The Foundation supports social entrepreneurs who embody the leadership spirit of Shackleton; brave innovators with a creative vision to directly improve the lives of socially and economically marginalised young people.

Awards

We have won a number of awards in recognition
of our successes since we started our work in 2016.

High Sheriff Award 2018
We picked up the Essex Community Foundation High Sheriff Award in March 2018 and were awarded £2,500 towards our programme delivery costs.

We’ve won the National CSJ Family Award!
Lads Need Dads were thrilled and honoured to receive the prestigious Family Award at the National Centre For Social Justice Awards held on 13th March 2018. The evening provided a great platform to impart the mission of Lads Need Dads to a wider audience and was very well received!.

Essex Fire and Rescue Shield 2017
Awarded for recognition of the valuable work we do with young people.

Essex High Sheriff Award 2017
Shortlisted in the top three out of 63 organisations in Essex, for the Managing Volunteers Award.

2017 Innovation Award

For demonstating innovation in initiating and developing a service/product to support the community.

Shackleton Leaders Award 2016

Awarded to our founder, Sonia Shaljean in 2016.  The Shackleton Foundation improves the lives of disadvantaged young people across the UK. It does this through it’s unique leadership investment programme, inspired by legendary explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton’s incredible courage and resilience in the face of adversity. The Foundation supports social entrepreneurs who embody the leadership spirit of Shackleton; brave innovators with a creative vision to directly improve the lives of socially and economically marginalised young people.