Coventry Diabetes UK Group win Award at Volunteering Conference

Coventry Diabetes UK Group win Award at Volunteering Conference

The Coventry Diabetes UK Group won the Local Groups and Community Award at the Midlands Region Volunteering Conference which took place on the 2nd June in Derby. 

  • The Group are very active, holding meetings, undertaking speaking engagaments,bucket collections, holding awareness stands with diverse communities and mela's
  • They were instrumental in getting funding for the last ever know Your Risk Roadshow in Coventry in June 2017, which allowed Diabetes UK to risk assess over 200 people in Coventry
  • The Group are proactive and creative in their approach to raising awareness of Diabetes and their activities. They work well together and are supportive of each other. 

The members of the group who attended the conference and picked up the award were, Diane and Brian Bird, Steve Chetwynd and Alison Currie