The People's Vote 2019 is NOW CLOSED for the Voluntary Organisation of the Year category, sponsored by Inverclyde Life. Thanks to the people who voted in their thousands!
You'll have to wait until our Big Screen Awards Night at the Waterfront Cinema Greenock on Thursday 21 November, to hear the winner revealed. For now, here's more about our five finalists in this category ....
Compassionate Inverclyde – is an inspirational social movement helping to transform attitudes and everyday practices around loneliness, social isolation, death and bereavement across Inverclyde. Find out more at: www.facebook.com/CompassionateInverclyde/
Friends of Ardgowan Hospice – is a group of eight volunteer fundraisers who have collectively raised funds for Ardgowan Hospice through a wide variety of events over the past 40 year – including helping it to open for the first time 37 years ago. Without them there would be no Hospice. Find out more at: www.ardgowanhospice.org.uk/
Inverclyde Bothy – gives people the chance to walk or cycle more as part of their daily life, creating unique opportunities throughout Inverclyde that encourage everyone to exercise and get together, tackling isolation along the way. Find out more at: www.facebook.com/inverclydebothy
Inverclyde Tourist Group – has 56 members eager to promote Inverclyde to cruise ship passengers, and to promote the many positive aspects of the area to the local community through its wide variety of talks and tours. Find out more at: www.inverclydetouristgroup.co.uk/
Starter Packs Inverclyde – has been helping people since 2002; the homeless and others who have been given a tenancy and are having to start from scratch to obtain small household items needed to set up home and sustain a residency. Find out more at: www.starterpacksinverclyde.co.uk/