The Union is pleased to announce the introduction of our Fundraising League Table. Throughout the year MMU students are consistently delivering events and raising money for charitable causes and the League Table below showcases the best of these achievements.

2016/2017

FUNDRAISER

ABOUT

RAISED

Islamic Society

Charity Week

£3748.90

Roleplaying and Wargaming (Vague)

Student Nationals fundraising for Moodswings

£3333.50

Manchester dance club

MMU's got talent event for royal Manchester children's hospital charity

£1716.39

Netball Manchester

Discododgeball event for stand up to cancer

£762.00

Cheshire Netball

Strictly SU event for Alzheimer's Society

£400

Badminton

Raveminton Event for Macmillan

£234.59

Speech, Language and Communication

Bake Sale for Brain and Spinal Injury Centre

£226.65

Cheshire Netball

Cancer Research Chelsea HLH awareness

£162.18

Socialist students

Fundraising for Care4Calais and Help Refugees

£138.47

Cheshire Netball

Bake Sale for the British Heart Foundation

£111.84

Basiks

Danceathon for Cancer Research

£102.83

History Society

Fundraising for MIND

£72.00

Uniboob Society

Coppafeel bake sale

£67.91

History Society

Macmillan Coffee Morning

£63.27

Union officers

Mental health awareness raising and fundraising for Student Minds

£37.63

Union staff

Xmas jumper day for Save the Children

£34.44

History

Fundraising for guidedogs for the blind

£31.53

2015/2016

FUNDRAISER

ABOUT

RAISED

Islamic Society

Islamic Society raised £3,644.59 over the course of their charity week.

£3,644.59

Taekwondo Club

Taekwondo raised £1092.85 for the Francis House Children Hospice by hosting a fight night in which members of the club participated.

£1092.85

English Society

English Society raised £103.56 for the Sophie Lancaster Foundation by holding a bake sale.

£103.56

Rugby League, Rugby Union

Rugby League and Rugby Union raised £1,836 by holding the Charlie West Cup.

£1,836

Netball

Netball raised £428.80 for the Teenage Cancer Trust by holding a disco dodgeball night.

£428.80

Ancient History

Ancient History raised £251.20 for the Shelter by holding a bake sale.

£251.20

History

History raised £405 for the Holocaust Educational Trust by hosting a talk with a Holocaust Survivor

£405

Time to Change

Time to Change raised £26.02 by holding a bake sale

£26.02

Basiks

Basiks raised £647.94 for Cancer Research

£647.94

Basketball

Basketball raised £193.92 for the British Lung Foundation by holding a basketball tournament

£193.92

Speech Society

Speech Society raised £407.07 for the Delamare School.

£407.07

Vocalists

The Vocalists raised £211.56

£211.56

The Union

The Union raised £48.13 by holding a x-mas jumper day.

£48.13

WHO CAN GET INVOLVED?

Anyone can get involved in fundraising at MMU. Whether you are a Club, Society, individual or group of students, The Union will support your fundraising campaign. If you have an idea about how you can raise money for a chosen charity through student activity then we want to hear it.

Examples of successful fundraising events

  • Disco Dodgeball
    A fun and inclusive event fusing dodgeball with a disco theme raising money for The Teenage Cancer Trust and raised £428.80.
  • Charlie West
    Rugby League and Union teams battle head to head to raise money for Wings for Life, a charity that funds research into spinal cord injury, as well as SpecialEffect and the Mark Hampson Foundation.
  • ISOC
    The Islamic Society raised over £3,000 as part of a charity week through cake sales and various charity sales for some great causes.
  • Taekwondo Fight Night
    A night of martial arts and live entertainment in The Union Main Hall raising over £1000 for the Francis House children's hospice.

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