Volunteering Groups raise over £250,000!

Volunteering - volunteer as part of a student group, for a charity or at a one off event!

This year, over 40 volunteering groups dedicated their time to campaigning, fundraising, raising awareness and working in the local community.

The total amount fundraised by student volunteering groups in 2016-17 came to over £250,000!

As well as fundraising this amazing amount, our volunteers:

  • Provided over 2,000 hours of first aid support at events such as London Marathon, V Festival and Grand National
  • Provided over 650 volunteering hours providing support for 800 different asylum seekers and refugees, including play schemes, football sessions and English Conversation club
  • Tutored 50 students at GCSE and A-Level in various schools in the local area
  • Participated in international volunteering projects in Kenya and Bulgaria

For more information about our volunteering groups and how to start volunteering, please get in touch via volunteering@guild.bham.ac.uk

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