Star Awards

We are delighted to announce that our favourite night of the year – Star Awards – returns for 2023.

Kindly sponsored by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, Star Awards celebrates the incredible people who have gone above and beyond to support the charity and those living with lung cancer.

From fabulous fundraisers to amazing advocates, notable nurses and valiant volunteers, Star Awards gives us the opportunity to say thank you and show you all just have grateful we are for your unwavering support.

Nominations have now closed and our panel of judges are reviewing the candidates for the following awards.

The categories

This award will be presented to a passionate determined individual who is striving for a better future for people affected by lung cancer. They may have been involved in one of our awareness campaigns, helped to challenge the misconceptions around the disease and/or shared their personal experience of lung cancer to help improve the experience and outlook for others.

This award will be presented to an individual who has gone above and beyond in their support for our charity. This individual may have raised significant funds for the charity, helped and supported those affected by the disease and/or worked tirelessly to raise awareness of lung cancer.

This award will be presented to a community group who have come together to raise awareness and/or funds for the charity. They may have taken on a challenge, or a series of challenges together, raised awareness of lung cancer within their local community or beyond and/or joined forces to take fundraising to the max!

This award will be presented to a corporate supporter that supported the charity through Charity of the Year partnerships and encouraged their employees to champion our charity through fundraising, sponsorship, volunteering and by sharing our vital messages and awareness campaigns.

This award will be presented to a special individual who has overcome adversity in order to complete a personal challenge and raised a significant amount of money for the charity. They may have faced their fears, learned something new or conquered their own personal demons all to help improve the lives of people affected by lung cancer.

This award will be presented to an individual Roy’s Runner or team of runners who has gone that extra mile and taken running to new limits, dedicating time and energy to raise money and awareness for the charity. They may have taken on a particularly challenging race, committed to a series of races – physical or virtual, or leapt off the couch and completed their first ever race. They may also be a great supporter of their fellow runners within our Roy’s Runners community, offering help, advice, inspiration and encouragement.

This award will be presented to an individual or group who have worked tirelessly to support the charity behind the scenes. Not one for the limelight, the winner of this award has one aim – to make things better for those living with lung cancer. They may regularly volunteer their time, be the person that brings others together to make things happen and/or puts their own needs and circumstances to the side to ensure others are supported and comforted.

This award recognises an individual or group that has shown extraordinary longstanding commitment to the charity, much like the incredible man whom it is named after. The winner may be a longstanding advocate who continues to raise awareness and/or funds for the charity, a volunteer who gives their time without hesitation, a fundraiser who has pushed the boundaries to raise money, a corporate supporter who shares our values and principles, or a healthcare professional who continues to deliver the highest standard of care during these unprecedented times.

This award will be presented to a member of staff who continues to go above and beyond the call of duty. For this person, their role in the charity is much more than just a job. They care passionately about the people we support and do everything they possibly can to improve the outlook for people with lung cancer.

This award recognises an individual, group or corporate partner that has been instrumental in driving the success of our retail division. They may give up their time to volunteer in one of our shops, find innovative ways to increase sales, or regularly donate quality items to our high street stores.

This award will be presented to individuals and health organisations who work with us to ensure we can achieve our charitable objectives. From providing practical, emotional and financial support to funding essential research and raising awareness, the winner of this award is instrumental in making the world of lung cancer a better place for all affected.

Nominations and shortlisting

Nominations now closed

Our panel of judges are looking at all the entries received. They now have the impossible job of creating a shortlist of three nominations for each category. Those shortlisted will notified in writing to congratulate them on their nomination and to invite them to the awards ceremony in Liverpool where the winners will be revealed.

Huge thank you to Irwin Mitchell Solicitors for sponsoring Star Awards 2023