Charity Awards 2021: Watch this year's inspiring event

11 Jun 2021 Video & Audio

The Charity Awards 2021 took place on Thursday 10 June, and for the first time in their 21-year history, they happened virtually via a livestream.

SeeAbility won Overall Award for Excellence for its work to persuade the NHS to carry out eye tests for children with learning difficulties at all special schools across England. Just A Drop Appeal, Touchstone and London Funders were also recognised with the Rathbones Covid-19 Response Awards. 

Meanwhile Gillian Morbey OBE, founder and former chief executive of Sense Scotland, and former CEO of Sense and Sense International, won the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement. 

The ceremony was hosted by writer, comedian and political commentator Ayesha Hazarika, with music from pianist Ben Goddard. Celebrities who helped to announce the winners included Nick Knowles and Konnie Huq. 

The awards were organised by Civil Society Media with production by Stellatus. 

Watch the whole ceremony online here.

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