The Nationwide Big Local vote
Which charity should receive an extra £5,000? you decide!
13/05/2015: 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.
May 2015 vote - Supporting London
We currently fund two groups in London, but who should receive the extra £5,000 this month? Cast your vote now below! Votes close at 9am on Monday 1st June 2015.
About the two organisations:
Step By Step
Every year more children are born with disabilities and they face tremendous challenges. Step by Step provides them with sensitively tailored daily programmes, together with a group of 100 dedicated volunteers. Their service runs after school hours, during weekends and school holidays. Activities include: horse riding, swimming, ice skating, cycling and Sunday clubs which are designed to teach life skills, help children overcome isolation and create happy times. No child is excluded irrespective of income or severity of disability.
To find out more about Step by Step, please visit their website.
Filling an educational blind spot, Futureversity provide free courses and activities for 9-25 year olds during school holidays, helping them develop the skills and self-belief they need to make the most of their lives. Its programmes have been proven to raise aspirations, reduce youth crime, prevent learning loss, improve wellbeing and provide a safe and nurturing environment. Your help will provide opportunities for 50 inner city youngsters to make summer count – using this valuable time to help develop their soft skills and job readiness have fun and meet new friends this summer.
To find out more about Futureversity, please visit their website.