Tag Archive > Fundraising

15
Jul

Southampton RAG Announce Core Charities for 2020-21

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RAG have announced their core charities for 2020-21 are A21, Teenage Cancer Trust and Robbie’s Rehab. The charities were selected via a student vote on the shortlisted charities.

Every year RAG has three core charities which receive fundraising from their core events, such as Jailbreak and Big Give week.

A21 (RAG’s International Charity 2020-21) – A21’s mission is to abolish slavery everywhere, forever. They operate in 17 different countries across the globe. “Freedom. That’s our goal for every human being on the planet.” Find out more on their website: A21.

Teenage Cancer Trust (RAG’s National Charity Read the rest

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30
May

Canoe Club Raise £1,000 for Southampton Samaritans and Rennie Grove Hospice Care

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Southampton University Canoe Club (SUCC) have raised £905.00 (increasing to £1,038 with Gift Aid) for Southampton Samaritans and Rennie Grove Hospice Care – huge well done to everyone involved!

To encourage donations 66 members of SUCC walked, ran or cycled a collective distance of over 5,000km in 2 weeks – over three times their original target distance! The original target of 1661km is the distance to Glen Etive and back, where the team would have been heading for a week long trip until it was cancelled due to Coronavirus.

On their post announcing their success, the club said: “After two … Read the rest

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26
May

Ladies Lacrosse Club Fundraise £1,900 for NHS Charities Together

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Southampton University Ladies Lacrosse Club (SULLC) have run over 1600km in their ‘Run the Length of the UK’ challange in April, and have managed to raise a brilliant total of £1,930 for NHS Charities Together!

SULLC decided for their fundraising challenge to collectively run the length of the UK, from John O’Groats in Scotland to Southampton, over 11 days. The club provided updates on their virtual location along with some great images saying hello from where they would be!

Their initial target was to run 1100km and £1,000, so well done to everyone involved for running even further and … Read the rest

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18
May

Cricket Club Raise Over £4,800 for Southampton Hospitals Charity

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Southampton University Cricket Club (SUCC) have raised an incredible £4,826.61 for Southampton Hospitals Charity! Over two weeks 70 members of SUCC (past and present) ran the distance to Poreč in Croatia and back again – a total of 3070.62km.

After quickly reaching their initial goal of £1,500, SUCC raised the target to £2,000… then £3,000… then £3,500, and they have still raised well over that by the end of their challange.

Matt Smith, SUCC Captain, said: “As a club we wanted to do our bit during this national crisis, so we decided to run where we were supposed to … Read the rest

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06
May

Society and Volunteering Awards 2020: The Winners!

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Huge congratulations to all our award winners and nominees in our first Society and Volunteering Awards! We are so glad we could celebrate all the amazing things our societies have achieved this year, and all the hard work and dedication from society members behind-the-scenes. If you missed the live ceremony, you can watch it below…

Best Event

Southampton University Symphony Orchestra – Centenary Concert
“The Best Event award had many high quality nominations, making it difficult for the panel to pick the winner. SUSO‘s Centenary Concert however, held on 14 March, really stood out for its scale, impact and
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28
Apr

Netball Club Fundraises Over £4,000 for NHS Charities Together

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Southampton University Netball Club (SUNC) have raised an amazing £4,460 for NHS Charities Together by running and cycling over 1700km in 7 days!

55 members of SUNC took part in the fundraising challenge from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 April, covering a total of 1846km in running and 146km in cycling.

The total raised stands at £4,460 as of 28 April, but it’s increasing all the time and has far exceeded their original goal of £2,500!

On their Facebook post announcing their success, the club said: “A massive thank you to all the girls who participated in this amazing event … Read the rest

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14
Mar

Boat Club Success with Fundraiser at Karaoke

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Congratulations to SUBC who raised £131.64 for Prostate Cancer UK at their Karaoke takeover last week. They had previously asked people to dress up in blue when attending the event to show solidarity.

The club also plan to ‘March for Men‘, a 50km walk from the Boat Club to Bournemouth Beach during March. The fundraiser has currently raised 25% of its £2500 target and if you would like to donate you can do here.

This is all to raise awareness of the fact that 1 in 8 men are expected to get prostate cancer in their lifetime, with … Read the rest

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04
Feb

Southampton RAG Raise £32,872 since September 2018!

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Our Southampton Raise and Give (RAG) group have raised an incredible £39,872.62 for charity through student fundraising since September 2018.

This fundraising total includes record-breaking donations from Southampton RAG to Children in Need and The Poppy Appeal. Within the overall total, many student societies donated to The University of Southampton Movember Network, raising a total of £10,421 for the appeal. This put the University at 15th on The Big Moustache on Campus national leader board!

Some of the huge variety of fundraising activities have included hitchhiking across the world, fayres, film screenings, bake sales, a 24-hour cycle on … Read the rest

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27
Nov

2018 Jailbreak winners reach New York

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Start spreadin’ the news… This year’s Jailbreak winners travelled an incredible 3,419 miles, managing to reach New York in their bid to get as far away from Southampton as possible without spending any of their own money. 

Student teams started off from rainy Southampton at 8:00 AM Saturday morning and raced across the country to catch lifts, trains and flights in a bid to get as far away as they could in 36 hours, all in the name of charity. Organised by our amazing RAG, this year, groups are raising money for three charities, Yellow Door, … Read the rest

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26
Nov

SUSUtv are Going Live for Charity

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SUSUtv will be broadcasting live for six hours as part of ‘Big Live’, a 24-hour live stream fundraising event on Friday 30 November 2018.

KTV (Kent Union’s student TV station) are hosting a 24-hour live stream for the charity ‘Books 2 Africa‘, which was set up by University of Kent Alumni. KTV are collaborating with Forge TV at the University of Sheffield, and our very own SUSUtv!

The full live stream of Big Live will run from the afternoon of Friday 30 November to the afternoon of the Saturday 01 December. SUSUtv will be broadcasting for a six … Read the rest

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