2018 GSK IMPACT Award winners

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Our congratulations go to the eight charities that have won 2018 GSK IMPACT Awards for their outstanding contributions to improving the UK’s health and wellbeing. 

The following organisations will receive a £30,000 donation, plus two places on a free training and development programme and an invitation to join the GSK IMPACT Awards Development Network with its programme of free meetings and events. The overall winner will be announced at the GSK IMPACT Awards Ceremony on 17 May 2018. 

The winners  

  • Birchwood Centre – provides support and accommodation for vulnerable young people who are homeless or in housing need in Skelmersdale, West Lancashire
  • Birmingham LGBT – provides a wide range of health and wellbeing activities for LGBT people in Birmingham 
  • Leeds Gypsy and Traveller Exchange – provides a voice for and improves the quality of life of the Gypsy and Traveller community in Leeds and the surrounding area
  • Rape and Sexual Violence Project (RSVP) – offers support to children and adults in Birmingham affected by sexual violence and abuse
  • Seaview Project – improves the quality of life for homeless people and insecurely housed people in Hastings and St Leonards, East Sussex
  • Sickle Cell Society – supports and represents people affected by sickle cell disorder to improve their quality of life
  • Unseen – supports survivors and vulnerable people who may have been victims of human trafficking and modern slavery
  • WILD Young Parents Project – provides young parents in Cornwall with opportunities to develop skills, improve self-confidence, make positive and healthy choices, and achieve their potential


The following organisations received a £3,000 donation.