Supporters for Fostering Excellence Awards Announced

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The Fostering Network is delighted that the upcoming Fostering Excellence Awards, which celebrate excellence and outstanding achievement in fostering, will be supported by Dreams, Britain’s leading bed specialist.

We are also pleased to announce that the following organisations will also support individual awards.

Tunstall Jubilee Foundation will support the Fostering Achievement for Education Award, which celebrates the achievements of a young person who has been in foster care and has succeeded in education.

Endsleigh will support the Outstanding Contribution by a Foster Carer Award, recognising a foster carer who has made an exceptional contribution to foster care.

Towergate Insurance will support the Outstanding Contribution by Sons and Daughters Award, which celebrates a son, daughter or sibling group who have gone the extra mile to support their parents or children and young people in foster care with their family.​

Partnerships in Children’s Services will support the Fostering Friendly: Employer of the Year Award, recognising a fostering friendly employer who has supported foster carers in their employment.

In addition to these supported awards, there will also be presented on the night the Fostering Achievement Award, the Jon and Kathy Broad Award, Outstanding Contribution by a Social Worker Award, and the President’s Award which celebrates people who have made an extraordinary contribution to foster care.

Kevin Williams, chief executive of The Fostering Network, said: “We are thrilled to welcome both new and established supporters for this year’s Fostering Excellence Awards. Their support enables foster carers, children and young people, and those who support them to have the opportunity to be celebrated.

“The Fostering Excellence Awards are the leading celebration of foster care in the UK and everyone at The Fostering Network is excited to be hosting this year’s worthy winners, their families, friends, carers and loved ones, and we hope that alongside our generous supporters that we can give them a day they’ll never forget.”

​The Fostering Excellence Awards 2016 will take place in London on 27 September 2016. Find out more about them.