Through the generosity of attendees, the Northern Star Business Awards have raised more than £30,000 in the last five years towards helping local charities.
We are proud to display the 2021 charities below.
CFINE improves health and well-being and the environment, creates employment for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low income individuals, families and communities. Underpinning all that we do is a commitment to tackling poverty and building resilience with our priority communities.
To deliver on this, CFINE provides an extensive range of services and support delivering considerable social outcomes to many thousands of beneficiaries annually. As a social enterprise, CFINE’s enterprise activities all have the main purpose of generating income to support our charitable services and support.
Charlie House is a local children's charity which supports babies, children and young people with complex disabilities and life-limiting conditions in the North-east of Scotland, and their families.
Established in 2011, their services includes accessible activities, sibling support, parental support, support from our very own Charlie House Community Nurse located at Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital, one-to-one emotional and practical support provided by our Children & Family Support Manager and an annual adventure trip to Kielder Forest Park, run by Calvert Trust.
The Charlie House dream is to have a purpose-built specialist support centre right here in Aberdeen which they are currently working hard to make a reality.
MISS is a charity for both women and men who have gone through a miscarriage/s and they provide support, advice and information for their members with support groups, next pregnancy support, a 24/7 available phone service plus memory boxes.
UCAN is a charity dedicated to raising awareness of urological cancers, improving support and quality of life for people who are affected by cancer and their families. The centre of excellence in the north of Scotland provides:
- Health promotion work with the aim of encouraging earlier cancer diagnosis.
- Information on awareness, prevention and treatment of cancer.
- Evaluation new technologies for diagnosis and treatment and avoidance of side effects.
- Creating a support network for newly-diagnosed patients and their families.