Our Awards

We are so proud of the awards we’ve won for the vital work we do.

In 2019, Emma Hallam, Founder of Alex’s Wish received the Volunteer of the Year Award from VAL – Voluntary Awards Leicester & Leicestershire,  which recognised the work we have done in the local community.

High Sheriff of Leicestershire ‘High Sheriff Award’ 2018

We were absolutely delighted to have been awarded by Tim Maxted an ‘High Sheriff Award’ for outstanding contribution to the local community at The High Sheriff of Leicestershire Handover Service last week.  Tim Maxted is CEO at Berkeley Insurance Group, a privately-owned firm of Chartered Insurance Brokers and has been The High Sheriff in Leicestershire during the period of 2017-2018.

Emma Hallam – Founder of Alex’s Wish quotes “Thank you Tim, it was an honour to receive this award for the work we are doing in conquering Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for all. I was absolutely thrilled to receive the news that I was getting this award and would like to thank all of our fabulous supporters and our team at Alex’s Wish.  Without you all, this wouldn’t have been made possible.”

Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2016

The Leicester Mercury Business Awards aim to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight innovation in Leicestershire who are helping put the region on the map by boosting the economy whilst making a positive contribution to the local community.

Selected from 17 local charities, Alex’s Wish was nominated as one of three finalists. In the final we were up against two large and well known charities The Rainbows Hospice and The Matt Hampson Foundation, we were thrilled to receive this award.

Institute of Directors – East Midlands Awards for ‘Personal Impact’ in 2016

Enterprising Women’s Awards in 2017 – Community Champion of the Year

Forward Ladies – Women in Business Awards 2016 – Not for Profit Category

Alex’s Wish won the Niche Business Awards – Courage category for achieving outstanding progress whilst doing exceptional work locally.