Children in Need donations raise record amount

Published: November 28, 2017

Children in Need donations at college raised £564.71 with students and staff donating their time and money for the cause.

Students got the chance to get one over the staff at a charity football match which ended 5-5 after full time and students claiming victory after penalties.

Daniel Blasczyk, enrichment coordinator, said: “The match was a close contest and was played in a friendly spirit.”

Hair and beauty students were busy offering treatments on Friday, they managed to raise £132.44 which was a large increase from last year.

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

Ben Armstrong, automotive lecturer, said: “The automotive students raised ¬£76.30 from the car wash and camper van challenge, it was a fun day which generated lots of money for an important cause.”

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

Susan Taylor, director of curriculum, was the winner of the chocolates with the correct guess of 21 students fitting into the camper van.

A big well done to the accounting and foundation students who raised £94.46 and £75 via cake sales which also formed part of a profit and loss exercise set by accounting tutor Teresa Hughes.

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

Enrichment | Children in Need | Telford College

A healthy donation came in from the health and social care department of £151.51.

Daniel Blasczyk added: “I would like to thank all the students and staff that helped support a fantastic week of events for children in need, the final total was ¬£564.71 which is an increase on last year’s record.”

You can find out how enrichment, volunteering and work experience can enhance your studies at Telford College at an open event.