Our partner colleges around the country are encouraging staff and students to take part in volunteering and fundraising activity – helping to reach our social value targets.
Click on the links below to see some of our campaign highlights and case studies.
Blackpool and the Fylde College - Operation NADĚJA (Hope)
Blackpool and the Fylde College have been coordinating efforts along with Veterans Army UK. The Veteran’s Army has been inundated with donations of medical supplies that had been stored and sent over from Bolton to Ukraine
Bournemouth and Poole College Food Bank
Bournemouth and Poole college gave the GoodForMEGoodForFE campaign and BPC a bit of a refresh by kicking off with a ‘bring a tin’ appeal at there Professional Services Development day
Christmas Fayre Success at Dudley College
A very merry time was had by all who attended the Christmas Fayre on 12/12/2023, in support of the College nominated charity Raven’s Rescue. In total the college had 19 student and external led stalls, each selling a wide variety of Christmas crafts.
City College Plymouth College foodbank relaunches as support hub
City College Plymouth are proud to be supporting the Good for ME, Good for FE, led by LSEC. The Good for ME Good for FE campaign aims to generate £1m of social value via a sustainable programme of community action including volunteering, fundraising and charitable partnerships.
EAST COAST COLLEGE - Health and Social Care student-led partner event for World Mental Health Day Oct 2021
Health and Social Care students decided to run a partner mental health and wellbeing information and support event as part of East Coast College’s activities for World Mental Health Day.
EAST COAST COLLEGE - Music/performing arts concerts
Throughout November and December Performing Arts and Music students held performances where the entrance fees were donated to charity or where foodbank donations were made in lieu of entrance fees.
Ironmongers Engineering workshops
The Engineering department designed and delivered a series of 3, two-day, engineering workshops over October and December to reach a total of 31 year ten and eleven students from across Leeds City Academy and Leeds East Academy.
Kirklees College raises thousands in support of Motor Neurone Disease
The Kirklees College Health and Social Care department has raised £2,000 in aid of Motor Neurone Disease as part of its annual Christmas Extravaganza event.
Kirkwood College supports the Kirkwood Memorial Trail
The first annual Kirkwood Memorial Trail was held on Sunday 2nd October. The sun was shining ready for 24 entrants to challenge themselves around 26 miles of this very beautiful, but also very hilly part of Yorkshire.
Lincoln College, Pink Ribbon Campaign nears £100,000 milestone
Funding totalling £8,000 was presented to local charities bringing the total raised as part of Lincoln College’s Pink Ribbon Campaign to nearly £100,000. Cheques for £1,000 were presented to eight charities, bringing the campaign’s total to an amazing £92,000.
Loughborough College team volunteers to help homeless charity
A team from Loughborough College has donated a day to help a Charnwood charity which provides vital support for homeless families and vulnerable people.
Newark Santa Dash fun run raises over £1,000 for Children’s Bereavement centre
It was the first event of its kind in the town centre, managing to raise over £1,000 for the charity and all dashers had three chances to win an amazing prize.
The first was a present grab from the Newark Round Table Sleigh in St Marks Place, where Santa handed out a wrapped present with three boxes containing a golden ticket to win a supermarket voucher.
Newham College has developed a partnership with Community Food Enterprise (CFE)
registered charity Community Food Enterprise that is rooted in East London led by CEO Eric Samuel MBE. Founded in 2002, the CFE mission works to alleviate food poverty as well as develop a viable and sustainable food business that will provide training, capacity building, and employment opportunities for residents of East London.
SERC Students’ Union Launch Period Confidence Scheme
South Eastern Regional College’s (SERC) Students’ Union have launched a new scheme to provide free period products for students. The ‘Period Confidence’ project, funded through the Department for the Economy in NI (DfE), will make a range of free sanitary products available across all SERC Campuses, ensuring that no student is disadvantaged because they cannot access period care.
Shipley College Supports local community members
during the rising living costs crisis
The main purpose of youth social action is to empower young people to make a positive
difference to others or the environment. A great example of supporting the local
community members is through setting up a foodbank drive.
Suffolk New College requests clothes and food for Ukraine
The staff at Suffolk New College railed in the wake of urgent requests for goods, clothes and supplies for the Ukrainian people fleeing their country.