The Nationwide Big Local vote
Which charity should receive an extra £5,000? you decide!
30/06/2015: Nationwide contributes to lots of community groups around the UK, each month we choose charities from a different UK region nominated by you, our members. The charity with the most votes will receive £5,000.
July 2015 vote - Supporting West Midlands
We currently fund three groups in the West Midlands, but who should receive the extra £5,000 this month? Cast your vote now below! Votes close at 5pm on Friday 31st July 2015.
About the three organisations:
Troop Aid support injured service personnel on the battlefield and in training. The charity continues to support servicemen and women while they are being treated either in hospital or at Headley Court Rehabilitation Centre.
Mary Stevens Hospice
Mary Stevens Hospice delivers high quality, specialist end of life to patients and their families in The Dudley Borough and surrounding areas. It has a 10 bed In-Patient Unit which provides 24 hour support as well as a Day Service Unit where patients can receive medical care throughout the week. Each year its dedicated staff and volunteers has to raise over 80% of the £2.5million running costs to ensure its doors remain open and that patients and their families receive the support they need.
St Basils provides practical and emotional support for vulnerable young people aged 16–25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness across the region. Providing a range of advice and prevention services for young people at risk of homelessness as well as accommodation and support services to allows them to regain the stability they need to rebuild their lives.