Hi everyone! It’s Charlotte, your Community and Volunteering Officer. After 24 days, three donation points and countless support from students, the community and SUSU, the Red Box Project has come to an end.
We finished distributing the donations yesterday, and as you can see from the car there’s no way we could’ve estimated just how successful this project would be! I am so unbelievably grateful for every single person who took the time to donate.
Across all the campuses we received:
71 packs of sanitary towels
70 boxes of tampons
7 packs of liners
4 mixed bags
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Tags: donations, helping, packs, time out
There is nothing more satisfying and worthwhile than giving. And what better way to start than with our annual Student Volunteering Week, which is back for another year between Monday 22nd-Sunday 28th February. You can get involved with events, talks, volunteering tasters and much more across the University and Southampton.
What is volunteering?
Volunteering is ‘freely offering something’, usually your time, to a cause.
It is a common misconception that volunteering is just helping charity. It can be that, but it may also include:
- Coaching your local football team
- Representing your Halls of Residences in a Halls Committee
- Organising an
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Tags: charity, effort, employability, events, experience, FREE, Fundraising, giving, helping, offer, programme, schedule, Southampton Hub, Student Volunteering Week, students, Students Union, time, volunteering, work