Royalty & Politicians
HRH Prince William: “I am delighted to support the vinspired national awards ceremony, which represents a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the remarkable achievements of young people in neighbourhoods up and down this Country. The winners of the vinspired national awards highlight the diverse range of volunteering opportunities that are available to young people. "The awards showcase what can be achieved when young people apply their remarkable energies and determination. They also demonstrate the enormously positive contribution 16 to 25 year-olds can make to our society through volunteering.”
Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister: “I am delighted to send my congratulations to all the young volunteers who have shown such dedication and expertise, and have made such a difference to their communities and their environment as a result. They can be proud of all they have achieved.”
Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister: "The vinspired national awards are an opportunity to do something that we do not do often enough – recognise the amazing things that young people do. Young people across the country are giving their time to tackle some of the toughest social and environmental issues facing us today. The 700 nominees, each with an amazing story, are a timely reminder that young people achieve great things which benefit other people, the environment and themselves. Well done to all the nominees and finalists."
Nick Clegg shows his support for the vinspired National Awards:
Nick Hurd MP (Minister for the Civil Society): “I’m delighted to support the vinspired National Awards. I hope that putting the spotlight on these amazing young people will inspire others to see what they can do to improve the world around them. It is so important that we celebrate the young people that put their energies into making our society better by volunteering in so many different ways. A huge congratulations to all the nominees, finalists and winners.”
Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP: “I am proud to support the vinspired national awards. The young people who have been nominated for these awards are an inspiration, because they are a reminder of the power of all our young people to make a difference, to make the world around a better place to be. "In every school, in every neighbourhood, there are young people who are choosing to spend their time doing something good for somebody else – simple acts of kindness that change the world every day. It is time we celebrated all that they do.”
Former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown shows his support for the vinspired National Awards:
Hugh Robertson, Minister for Sport and the Olympics:"Football supporters have special relationships with their teams generating a unique brand of commitment. Make the Team builds on these strong ties and gives young people the chance to get involved with their club and give something back to their local community."