Everyday heroes 2021 | O2 Business
Meet the finalists in our O2 Everyday Hero awards 2021
Take a look at their stories below and cast your vote to give them a chance to win.
Voting is open until 21 September to crown one of these five regional winners as O2’s national Everyday Hero. The national winner will receive a £5,000 cash prize.
To cast your vote head to @o2businessuk Twitter page, like the tweet dedicated to your favourite regional winner, and retweet it using #O2BusinessHeroes
For more information on the awards and the terms and conditions visit https://news.virginmediao2.co.uk/everydayheroes/
Deal Delivers, Kent
Calypso Rose created an original online marketplace to showcase Deal businesses offering door-to-door delivery during the various UK lockdowns.
The service has been a lifeline for small businesses who otherwise may not have been able to reach customers during lockdowns, and is now a community of over 700 small businesses across five towns.
Love Your Doorstep, Enfield, London
Emma Rigby used her community platform Love Your Doorstep to organise and manage an immense operation in the Enfield borough of London.
The operation saw the recruitment of over 600 volunteers to help deliver over 60,000 meals, transport medication and ensure everyone had access to the support they needed.
Jackalope Joe Coffee Company, Spalding, Lincolnshire
Hannah Joe at Jackalope Joe Coffee Company became a staple friendly face in the rural Spalding community.
Known for championing the community as well as quality coffee and sustainable packaging, Hannah and her team have brought joy and support to all their customers in the region.
Yasin El Ashrafi
HQ CAN CIC, Leicester
Yasin, a record studio boss at HQ CAN CIC, has shown his commitment to supporting young musicians and creatives in the Midlands over the past year.
He’s provided internships for 14 people who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and has extended mentoring services to help build a real network and community of creatives in the region.
Boo Coaching and Consulting, Bolton
Becci Martin has spent the last year working closely with local healthcare trusts via her company Boo Coaching and Consulting, which provides healthcare professionals with dedicated wellbeing support.
They’ve created a dedicated booking system for one-on-one appointments, and have produced a dedicated set of wellbeing resources that are appreciated by thousands of healthcare workers across the uk.