Nominations are now open for the 2017 ITV Fundraiser of the Year – part of the Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards.
We’re looking for people with an inspirational story to tell – individuals who’ve really made a difference to others through their creative or tireless fundraising efforts.
Last year, ITV News Central's East Midlands winner was Jess Simpkin from Rainworth in Nottinghamshire. Jess has been battling brain tumours since childhood, but that hasn't stopped her fight to raise money in the hope of finding a cure. She holds events to raise money for the Children's Brain Tumour Research Centre at the University of Nottingham.
Last year's winner for ITV News Central in the Midlands was Jane Sutton from Burntwood in Staffordshire. Since losing her son Stephen to cancer back in 2014, Jane has continued to devote herself to raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust in his memory. Last October, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, as part of her fundraising.
Your nominee will first be considered in the ITV Regional News round of selection. Each regional winner gets to attend the star-studded Pride of Britain Awards in London, where one of the regional winners will be crowned UK Fundraiser 2017.
Your nominee must be 16 years old or over as of 22 June 2017. Nominations close at 23:59 on Friday 25 August 2017.
If you’ve got someone in mind, head to itv.com/prideofbritain and follow the links to nominate.
Terms and conditions can be found here