Insurer launches annual Christmas campaign to give 120 charities £1,000 each

The public is being urged to nominate a charity to benefit from charity insurer Ecclesiastical’s 12 days of Christmas campaign.

Through the annual campaign the insurer hands 120 different charities a donation of £1,000 over the festive period. This year 10 winners announced each weekday from 7-22 December.

Nominations for charities to win £1,000 through the campaign, opened this week and close on 21 December.

Winners are drawn at random and “while it’s not a popularity content, the more times a charity is nominated the more chance it has of being selected,” said the insurer.

The insurer is urging people to use their social media accounts to ask their followers to vote for their favourite charity.

It said: “Our annual 12 days of giving Christmas campaign will help charities change lives for the better and we know that for many charities, £1,000 can make a real difference. We’re encouraging everyone to nominate a cause close to their hearts this Christmas to be in for a chance to win a festive financial boost.”

Movement for Good Awards

Earlier this year the insurer announced the names of 10 charities to receive £50,000 through it Movement for Good Awards to fund “interesting, challenging and diverse” projects.

The winning charities are:

• Breast Cancer UK
• Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust
• Parent Plus
• Shared Lives Plus
• Tackling Awarenessof Mental Health Issues
• Tastelife
• Teens and Toddlers
• The Challenger Trust
• The Lily Mae Foundation
• Thomas’s Fund

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