CWA Raise Money for BBC Children in Need

November 21, 2019

Staff and students at the College of West Anglia have successfully raised over £400 for BBC Children in Need after completing their fundraisers to support the 2019 Appeal. The money raised will go on to help transform the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.

This year BBC Children in Need have asked the nation to Get Together and fundraise to help make a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. From rambles to three-legged races, knit-a-thons to quizzes and once in a lifetime challenges to bake sales, thousands of people across the UK have Got Together to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

Animal care and dog grooming staff and students from CWA’s Cambridge campus dressed up to raise money for Children in Need. Outfits included, a giant Pikachu, a flamingo and super-Mario. They raised a total of £205.61 for charity.

Other activities taking place included, hair and Beauty students offering a morning of 30-minute treatments to raise money, which included mini pedicures and manicures, as well as facials and shampoo and blow-dries and holding a volleyball tournament at the college’s Sports Campus.

One member of staff said: “We’re overwhelmed with the response we had to doing our fancy dress activity as a fundraiser and would like to say a huge thank you to all those who took part! It was great fun supporting BBC Children in Need and to know that we’ve raised money for a great cause is a fantastic feeling.”

BBC Children in Need works throughout the year to ensure that every child in the UK has a safe, happy and secure childhood, and the chance to reach their full potential. It relies on the energy and commitment of thousands of fundraisers and supporters across the UK, who donate their time and money to put on events in support of the Appeal.