This year, Quod has voted to raise money for Shelter, Shelter is a registered charity that campaigns to end homelessness and bad housing in England and Scotland. Shelter helps people in housing need by providing advice and practical assistance, and fights for better investment in housing and for laws and policies to improve the lives of homeless and badly housed people. They provide expert advice and support to anyone who needs it, every single day of the year. They offer a free national helpline is open 365 days a year. It’s the biggest housing and homelessness helpline of its kind, with a team of housing experts on hand to listen to, support and advise people in need of immediate help. On average, callers receive 25 minutes of advice, and each conversation can be the difference between somebody losing and keeping their home. Last year, 44,134 households were given advice over the phone. They also work through their Shelter hubs and outreach programmes in locations across England. They offer a range of face-to-face services developed in partnership with other local services to ensure that each person gets the right help in the right way, at the right time. Every hub is different, in order to reflect the needs of the local community, but common services include: Advice, Support, Legal aid and Information Resource Centre.