The Nationwide Big Local

Which charity should receive an extra £5,000 this month? You decide!

Nationwide contributes to lots of charities around the UK and each month we choose three charities from a different UK region nominated by you, our members. The charity with the most votes will receive £5,000.

July 2016 vote - supporting the West Midlands

This month, the three charities we're supporting are from the West Midlands, but who should receive the extra £5,000? Cast your vote now below! Voting closes at 9am on Monday 1 August 2016.

Acorns Children's Hospice Trust

Acorns Children’s Hospice provides respite and end of life care for babies, children and young people up to the age of 18 from three hospices in Birmingham, Walsall and Worcester.  They service the seven Counties that make up the Heart of England and also deliver an Integrated Care Model that enables them to support families in their own homes. 

West Mercia Search & Rescue

West Mercia Search & Rescue is a professional rescue team that helps vulnerable people across the region.  They operate as part of the UK’s rescue backbone alongside Mountain Rescue, the Coastguard, RNLI and Lifeguards.  The team is on-call 24 hours a day; 365 days a year to assist emergency services find missing adults and children, or anyone in danger from the elements, including events such as severe flooding.

West Mercia Women's Aid

West Mercia Women’s Aid works with victims of domestic violence and abuse, primarily women and children. They have a mission to reduce and ultimately eliminate domestic abuse, as well as provide high quality services for victims and survivors. They aim to safeguard, build resilience and confidence and empower survivors towards a safer and better life after domestic abuse.

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