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Who will you vote for in The National Lottery Awards?

July 1, 2016

11015800_10153151375182690_789220297176969244_n.jpgVotes are now open for this year’s National Lottery Awards, the search for the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects. Three Big Lottery Fund projects from Wales need your votes as they aim for nationwide acclaim on BBC One in the televised ceremony in September.

The winners of each of the National Lottery Awards categories will get a £3,000 cash prize, an iconic National Lottery Awards trophy and attend a star-studded Awards ceremony, broadcast on BBC One in September.

Who will you vote for?


Mullany Fund mentees.jpgMullany e-Mentoring, are competing in the Education category. They aim to improve social mobility in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot by providing online mentors for the young people of the area.  The mentors are studying or working in the life science industry – and give of their time freely to those who want advice. Those signing up get expert advice, but can also ask questions on any topic. Find out more and vote here.


Whizz Kids.jpgWhizz-Kidz: My Friends, My Skills, My Future are also competing in the Education category. Whizz-Kidz aim to empower wheelchair users in Wales aged 14-25 through activities and training. The services include youth groups, wheelchair skills training, work placements and residential breaks. Parent-free zones are also offered to wheelchair users to help them develop independence. Every young person who joins a club is called an ambassador. Find out more and vote here.

Grow Wild Wales.jpgGrow Wild
, is competing in the Environment category. In Wales, Grow Wild has 51 community projects and since 2014 has reached thousands of people across the urban community spaces programme plus another 100,000 people through free native wild flower seeds distribution activity. Find out more and vote here.

Find out more about other shortlisted projects by visiting The National Lottery Awards website. But be quick, voting closes on 20 July 2016.


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