2022 Volunteer Awards

Dave McKay

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rely completely on the brilliant people who use their spare time and skills to run our charity.

We are so thankful for the efforts of all our volunteers and hence what they get done for our beneficiaries.

To aknowledge particular individuals’ awesome work, we created an annual award scheme. Each winner receives a certificate and a £20 shopping voucher

Outstanding Contribution Awards

Lyn Buller, the winner of this acolade last year, announced these new recepients.

Trustee James Buller announced the winners of this

We thanked former trustsee Dave McKay for diligently organising conferences (from 2018 to 2021, including the 6th European Aniridia Conference, and more) that were engaging, educational and community-building. These are our flagship offerings and benefit people all around all UK and far beyond too.

Keith Spink

We also thanked Keith Spink for managing and developing the charity’s vital Salesforce database of contacts since 2011. Using his professional know-how Keith has provided the infrastructure enabling us to grow and communicate with everyone interested in aniridia.

Volunteer of the Year Awards

Trustee James Buller announced the people who have stood out recently as worthy of special recognition.

Nikki Hall

We thanked Nikki Hall for wrangling speakers and jointly writing the successful grant application for the 5th European Aniridia Conference. Without her medical expertise and administrative help we would have lacked the money and star speakers to put on such a fantastic event.

Glen Turner

Last but not least we thanked Glen Turner for social media and video production, especially relating to events. Glen posts on our Twitter and Facebook accounts. He also records and edits talks at conferences and other materials, such as for Rare/Aniridia Days. It all massively helps to inform and motivate our followers.

Get involved

Come and join Dave, Keith, Nikki and Glen and the rest of the brilliant Aniridia Network team so we can do even more together. We are eager to use the skills you already have and provide the opportunity to develop more, through training and experience. Look at all the ways we are looking for volunteers to help and get in touch.

About Aniridia Network

A charity support group for people with the genetic visual impairment aniridia and their families in the UK and Ireland. Our vision is that people with/associated with aniridia are hopeful, confident, supported and well informed regarding aniridia. Founded in 2000. First registered as a charity in 2011 and fully in 2018.

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