1625 Independent People shortlisted for Top Award

Added: 29 June 2015

1625 Independent People is a fabulous charity which supports 16-21 year olds
leaving care and custody. They have been shortlisted down to seven from 640
projects by the National Lottery for the Best UK Charity Project 2015.

They are the only project nominated in the West of England, and have worked with Avon and Somerset on various projects including work helping ex-offenders and preventing re-offending.

Pilar Garcia, Fundraising and Communications Manager said: “We were recently awarded £30k by the Police and Crime Commissioner to help implement Restorative Approaches in our high support services. We’ve worked with Avon and Somerset on various projects, and our Future 4 Me project is the only one shortlisted in the West of England and we
want to bring that Award home!”

HOW TO VOTE

Voting times
Voting is only open for 5 weeks - Weds 24th June – Weds 29th July

Telephone Voting
The Future 4 Me HOTLINE - 0844 836 9713
You don’t need to give any details – just call the number and that’s it! Calls cost 5p (some networks may charge more)