Students and staff at the University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU) raised a total of £108,509.52 last year through the Union’s student-led fundraising group RAG (Raise and Give.
The 2013-14 total is a considerable increase from 2012-13 when £91,527.19 was raised.
The total sum was collected by 47 different groups, individual students and staff, and will be donated to 73 charities.
The grand total includes an amazing £29,549.86 raised by 16 adventurers who will be exploring the Inca Trail in Peru or doing a Gorilla Trek in Uganda this summer. This amount is split between Breast Cancer … Read the rest
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SUSU RAG has raised over £5000 for charity with their Big Give campaign – a week long charity drive to make it as easy as possible to donate money.
The campaign ran with the slogan “Give a pound, change a life” and urged students and staff to donate money to the charitable causes which the department supports.
RAG, which stands for Raise and Give, is a student-led fundraising organisation, which raises money for three charities which are nominated each academic year. This year the charities being supported are Wessex Heartbeat which helps to improve cardiac care in Southampton, … Read the rest
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