Third Sector Awards Charity of the Year. We've made the shortlist! We're thrilled to become a finalist in the Third Sector Awards! Auditory Verbal UK has been shortlisted in the Charity of the Year category, which is a fantastic honour. The Third Sector Awards 'recognise those who give back to the community and celebrate organisations and social leaders from across the sector.' The shortlisting comes after our Chief Executive, Head of Fundraising and Chair of Trustees presented in front of the panel of judges in July. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 21 September 2017.