Tuesday 03 October 2023
Select a region

REVEALED: Winners for the Jersey Charity Awards

REVEALED: Winners for the Jersey Charity Awards

Monday 18 September 2023

REVEALED: Winners for the Jersey Charity Awards

Monday 18 September 2023

Charities focused on infertility, ocean therapy and supporting carers of people with disabilities were amongst the winners of the 2023 Jersey Charity Awards announced this weekend.

Organised by the Association of Jersey Charities (AJC), the Awards recognise outstanding achievement, professionalism and excellence amongst organisations and individuals in the sector.

The ceremony was held in the gardens of Government House and attended by nearly 200 representatives from a broad range of charitable organisations.

More than 30 nominations were made for the Awards, which were judged by a panel which included Paul Routier MBE, Charles Humpleby, Liz Le Poidevin and Jane Galloway.

The winners of each of the ‘Small’, ‘Medium’ and ‘Large’ charity categories received a prize of £5,000, with the runner up and third place charity receiving £1,000 and £500 respectively.


Pictured: The ceremony was held in the gardens of Government House and attended by almost 200 charity representatives. 

In addition, two ‘Outstanding Contribution Awards’ were also presented at the event, for an individual and a team who have made a significant impact in the community.

Compered by Carl Walker, Chairman of the Jersey Consumer Council, the event also featured a video message from The Lieutenant Governor, Vice Admiral Jeremy Kyd, CBE, while entertainment was provided by Foolish Things, Sonneux and The Ukulele Club.

Chairman of the Association of Jersey Charities, Kevin Keen, said: “Over the past two years, charities in Jersey have had to overcome serious challenges as we’ve emerged from a pandemic and navigated our way through a cost of living crisis.

"While that has presented some serious issues in terms of fundraising and put additional pressures on the critical services they provide in the local community, it has also provided an opportunity for some really innovative thinking.


Pictured: AJC chairman Kevin Keen introduced the event.

"That comes out clearly through our Awards this year, which once again highlight just how fortunate we are to have such a diverse network of charities, large and small, supporting people in so many different ways.

“Our winners are very worthy indeed – they have shown professionalism, leadership and a real understanding of how to adapt in a challenging world.”

The full list of winners...

Outstanding Achievement for a Small Charity

  • Winner: Tiny Seeds
  • 2nd: AllMatters Neurodiverse
  • 3rd: James’ Ark

Outstanding Achievement for a Medium Charity

  • Winner: Healing Waves, Ocean Therapy
  • 2nd: Caring Cooks of Jersey
  • 3rd: Jersey Women’s Refuge

Outstanding Achievement for a Large Charity

  • Winner: St John Ambulance
  • 2nd: Jersey Child Care Trust
  • 3rd: Jersey Heritage Trust

Outstanding Contribution Award

  • Team: Niamh and Penny at AllMatters Neurodiverse
  • Individual: Mike Strong (Mr AED), Jersey Heart Support (posthumously)

Sign up to newsletter



Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?