Lisa Grant won the award in the Good Neighbour category in WDH’s 2015 Love Where You Live Awards.
Lisa dedicates her time to manage a purpose built community centre providing a range of services
designed to help alleviate poverty. She works determinedly to promote community involvement and the day-to-day wellbeing of local residents. As part of her work she has created many different clubs to help people suffering from loneliness including a club for the elderly, a gardening club, a community choir among others. Lisa has also co-founded one of the largest food banks in West Yorkshire and has delivered thousands of food parcels to those in need.
On winning the award, she said: “It’s amazing to win but it really is a team effort and I really can’t take the credit. I work with an amazing team of people. The £500 will go towards our Emergency Food Store.”