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Established in 2008 by one of F&BF’s Founders, Sir Sigmund Sternberg, a businessman who dedicated a great part of his life to the cause of dialogue and interfaith relations across the globe. In partnership with The Times, the Active Life Awards were put in motion to honour and celebrate the achievements of individuals who have made a difference to the lives of others in a significant way, both in the UK and abroad after their 70th Birthday.
Funded by the Sternberg Charitable Trust, the Awards ceremony will be held at 11, Downing Street.
The winner will receive a cheque for £5,000, and five runners up will each receive £1,000.
In previous years this Award has been won by the following:
Helen Bamber – for her dedication to those who have suffered the most heinous Human Rights abuses Major John Majendie – for tirelessly organising pilgrimages to France for fellow Normandy veterans and forging links of friendship between former combatants.
Denis Rutovitz – for organising aid convoys to people left destitute by wars, earthquakes and political upheavals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and for setting up Edinburgh Direct Aid.
Tom Benyon OBE – for his fundraising efforts for individuals and communities living in extreme poverty in Zimbabwe.
Nominations for this Award are open, to nominate an individual, please send a short letter setting out the reasons for the nomination to, email@example.com by 20th November.
Nominations close 20th November 2022