The Running Bee Foundation named ‘Charity of the Year 2021’ by the Educate North Awards
The Running Bee Foundation is proud to announce that they have been chosen as the ‘Official Charity Partner’ for this year’s Educate North Awards, with the prestigious event taking place virtually, staged by Carm Productions in partnership with Prolific North and Don’t Panic.
The Educate North Awards aims to celebrate, recognises and shares best practise and excellence in the education sector in the North, with winners set to be announced in a specially streamed event on Thursday 22nd April 2021 from 7:30pm.
The sell-out evening features special radio awards from stations Heart and Smooth FM, where members of the public have nominated amazing teachers, schools, pupils and those who have gone above and beyond during the pandemic.
£1000 and specialist mentoring from the Masood Entrepreneurship Centre will also be awarded to the winner of the EUG competition, making the evening one of the most highly anticipated in education, attracting professionals, service providers, media, construction and property firms and members of the public to watch.
The Founder of Educate North Awards, Rob McLoughlin OBE said:
“Educate North’s values of supporting and championing those across the region aligns with The Running Bee Foundation’s vision – with the health, wellbeing and education of young people always coming first.
“The Foundation is working hard to help communities in helping to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity, providing grants to help initiatives keep as many people as happy and healthy as possible.”
The Running Bee’s Chair of Trustees Carl Austin-Behan OBE DL added: “We are delighted to be chosen as the official charity partner for this year’s event.
“For the past 12 months, teachers and those working in the education profession have been ‘superheroes’ on our eyes and we can’t think of a better relationship for The Running Bee Foundation to be involved with.”
The Foundation also aims to make funding accessible to all parts of the communities they serve with no restriction on age, financial status, religion or gender – with the goal of getting as many people to #BeeActiveBeeHealthyBeeHappy
More information on the Educate North Awards can be found on their website: https://educatenorth.co.uk/