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St James’s Place Wealth Management is delighted to announce the 10th Anniversary of the Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards (YCCA). A special celebration of our past winners will take centre stage on Friday 9th October 2020 at New Dock Hall in Leeds.

We anticipate emotional scenes as the region’s bravest and most courageous children and young adults will be recognised and honoured. From those born with challenging, life-limiting conditions, but excelling in the face of their difficulties, to the young fundraisers who have been inspired to make a difference, to those going out of their way to achieve in their chosen sport – all the winners will be celebrated and have exceptional stories to tell.

There are new Award categories for the 2020 ceremony to celebrate the 10th Anniversary and these will feature:

  • Wellbeing
  • Environmentalist
  • 10th Anniversary Special Recognition

The organisation behind the Awards is St. James’s Place Wealth Management. Since the company was set up in 1992, they have been raising funds for their own Charitable Foundation. To date this figure exceeds £93m. All monies raised are matched pound for pound by the FTSE 100-listed St. James’s Place Wealth Management and there is a focus placed on distributing funds to charities and organisations that support children and young adults. The funds raised by YCCA contribute hugely towards helping needy children, community groups and organisations in the Yorkshire region.

Our event has a distinctly ‘Yorkshire flavour’ with support and endorsement throughout the year from Yorkshire born celebrity Ambassadors and Friends. They are joined at the Awards by personalities from the worlds of business, sport and entertainment.

Click to view photos of the 2019 Awards

Read on and find out how you can get involved in the 2020 event and become part of the growing community of sponsors, supporters and followers. Everybody is welcome – the more the merrier!

Read more about our Ambassadors here

Our sponsors are mainly Yorkshire based businesses or organisations with close relationships with St. James’s Place. Their ongoing support ensures that the Awards continue to grow in stature and importance.

Read more about our Sponsors here

Our Media Partners play a massive part in helping us to grow awareness, find new followers and share the children’s stories.

Read more here about our Media partners

Each year the organising team from St. James’s Place Leeds location faces the unenviable task of reading the nominees stories and short listing the winners. What is significant is that many past winners have used YCCA as a ‘springboard’ to further achievement and recognition in their careers and daily lives.

Read more about how to nominate here

There are so many ways that you can contribute to Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards – from donating a raffle or auction prize to becoming an event partner or sponsor.

Read more about how to get involved

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