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Awards
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Awards

Spirit FM Local Hero Awards 2013

Snowdrop Chairman and Co-founder, Diana Levantine (pictured right), attended the 2013 Spirit FM Local hero Awards 2013 to draw the raffle tickets and was spirit fm 2013-di and 2 hostsabsolutely astonished when she was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in making Snowdrop such a success from it's humble beginnings 20 years ago.

We are also delighted to announce that Michael Court and Team Josh, who raised over £40,000 for Snowdrop received the Charity Fundraisers Award and a 'Snowdrop Mum', Kayleigh Hurst received the Parent of the Year award.

Congratulations to all of you for your commitment and efforts and for your wonderful contributions to Snowdrop!

2012 Observer Community Awards

The Sussex Snowdrop Trust were delighted to receive two awards at this year's Observer Community Awards.

Diana Levantine won the Shirley Henry Award for Best Volunteer and Snowdrop won Best Local Voluntary/Charity Organisation.

Diana attended the event and was thrilled to be presented with these two awards, and praised the whole Snowdrop Team for their dedication to the Snowdrop Families.

Thank you to everyone who voted for Diana and Snowdrop.

2011 Observer Community Awards

The Sussex Snowdrop Trust won 'Best Carer' for their work in the community. Chairman and Co-Founder, Di Levantine collected the award on behalf of the Snowdrop 'Care at Home Team' and family volunteers.

MBE - 2011

Snowdrop is delighted to announce that Co-Founder Kate Shaw, has been awarded the MBE in the 2011 New Year's Honours list for her services to the community of Chichester. Kate has been involved with many organisations including 17 years as a magistrate and has sat on the East Dean Parish Council for 30 years.

Kate was stunned and thrilled to receive the MBE and knows that her late husband Martin, who was a local GP, would have been delighted.

Kate said that after setting up Snowdrop with Diana Levantine in 1993 it has been very satisfying to see it grow.

Honorary Degrees Chichester University - October 2008
The University of Chichester awarded Honorary Master of Arts in appreciation of public service to Diana Levantine and Kate Shaw.

Civic Awards - February 2008


Kate Shaw and Diana Levantine (Co-founders) were given Civic Awards by the Mayor and Councillors of Chichester Council.

Paul Harris Award  Chichester Harbour Rotary Club
The Paul Harris Fellowship Award was presented to Kate Shaw and Di Levantine, this is one of the highest honors Rotary can bestow upon a person. Awarded to community professionals in recognition of their outstanding contributions, exemplifying the highest ideal in Rotary in placing Service above Self.

Queens Award - 2005

Tea at Buckingham Palace
The Lord Lieutenant of Sussex, Hugh Wyatt, presented the Queens Award for Voluntary Services to Kate Shaw and Di Levantine, at Edes House, Chichester. They had been nominated by Walberton residents for their tireless and voluntary management of the charity over the previous 12 years. Di and Kate dedicated the Award to the Snowdrop Volunteers who worked in many different ways for the charity, and to the exceptional Snowdrop Committee, many of whom have been members since the charity founded in 1992.

Tea at Buckingham Palace
As part of the Queen's Award Di and Kate were invited to Buckingham Palace for tea, and they took Jill Ridgers, a Snowdrop Trust Committee Member and Audrey Sampey, a Snowdrop Family volunteer, along with them.