Children in Need donations raise record amountPublished: 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.
Hair and beauty students were busy offering treatments on Friday, they managed to raise ¬£132.44 which was a large increase from last year.
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.”
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.
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.”