Forthcoming Events

Unsung Heroes 2020

Be Part of Something Special


The Community Foundation’s fourth annual volunteer awards will take place at Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield on the evening of Friday 15 May. You and your guests will enjoy a three-course meal before being entertained by the ever-popular Dan Smith’s ‘Nearly Bublé’ performance.

Tickets are priced at £60 each, including a champagne reception on arrival. To book a table/seats and join Harry Gration and our special, award-winning Unsung Heroes, please contact

Nominations 2020

We invite anyone who feels they know someone who has delivered something extraordinary, regularly going beyond the call of duty, to submit their nominations. All nominees must live within the Wakefield Metropolitan District and be nominated for their role as an unpaid volunteer. Nominees can be of any age (12 or above) and nominations are encouraged from every sector of society.

  • The closing date for receipt of completed nominations is 5pm on Friday, 28 February 2020.
  • All nominators will be advised by Friday 6 March whether their nominee has been short-listed for attendance at the Awards Evening.
  • Two free tickets will be allocated to each short-listed nominee for the Awards Evening with a further 2 tickets at half-price. Any additional tickets will be charged at the full price of £60.
  • All short-listed nominees will be required to attend the Awards Evening and take part in the production of a short video about their volunteering, to be shown as part of the event. Filming will take place on dates/locations to be agreed during the period mid-March to early April.

To make your nominations please complete and submit the nomination form below.



6:30pm, Friday, 15 May, 2020
Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield


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