Ahead of Valentine’s Day tomorrow , Warriors and the Warriors Community Foundation have been running the ‘Reward a Warrior’ campaign to help recognise and reward members of the local community who have gone above and beyond to help others since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We received a large number of nominations for some truly inspirational people and groups who have made outstanding contributions in these difficult times. On behalf of our local community in Worcester and Worcestershire we would like to thank all those nominated for their efforts.
The winners in the five categories, who will each receive reward bundles built from donations and offerings from Warriors and our Commercial Partners, are:
Senior Winner: Janet Young
Janet has delivered milk, newspapers and other vital supplies to over 800 households in her local area throughout the Pandemic.
Groups Winner: Worcester Street Café
The Café has ensured that more than 50 vulnerable and homeless members of our community have a hot meal five days a week.
Male Winner: Alan Kasch
Alan’s unwavering community spirit has helped delivered essential food parcels to vulnerable residents in his local area.
Female Winner: Sharon Amos
Sharon has gone above and beyond in supporting hundreds of vulnerable households in Worcestershire, providing over 2,800 meals and 2,500 care packages during the first six months of the pandemic, alongside her colleagues at the Worcester Community Trust.
Under-16 Winner: Rory Crawford
Rory has helped his grandparents who have been shielding by cycling to the shops to purchase essential food items for them and delivering them direct to their doorstep.And a big thank you to the winners from our Commercial Partners:
“The team at iPRO are delighted to be able to reward those who are supporting the community during this tough time. Thank you to the amazing team at Worcester Street Cafe who have been making sure that vulnerable and homeless people in the community are able to have access to hot meals five days a week.”
James Markey (Managing Director) Nutrition X
“This year has been incredibly tough for so many, so the chance to get on board with the Reward a Warrior campaign was an absolute no-brainer for us; giving a little back to someone who truly deserves a pick-me-up. The Warriors’ campaign was a fantastic initiative and a great example of exactly why we’re so proud to be working with the club.”
Harrison Clark Rickerbys
“Challenges like COVID-19 show us who the true warriors are in our communities; those who lead by example and use their strength, time and energy to support others. We celebrate the extraordinary commitment of all the winners.”
BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital
“As a healthcare provider to the Worcestershire community, the Reward a Warrior campaign was very close to our hearts and we’re thrilled to have been involved. Thank you to all of the community Warriors out there who help make this a wonderful place to live and work.”
“Physique jumped at the chance to support Worcester Warrior’s ‘Reward a Warrior’ competition because, in these trying times, we feel it is important to recognise and celebrate those who are doing all they can to make a difference to others. Congratulations and thank you to all of the winners.”