Students raise �6,000 for trust
MELBOURN Village College students put in a grand effort to raise cash for charity. Seven teams from the college took part in The Grand Challenge , which was in aid of the Papworth Trust, and raised a total of �6,000. A spokesman for the college said: Th
MELBOURN Village College students put in a grand effort to raise cash for charity.
Seven teams from the college took part in "The Grand Challenge", which was in aid of the Papworth Trust, and raised a total of �6,000.
A spokesman for the college said: "The challenge involved the students working together in teams and arranging events that would raise money.
"These included a non-uniform day and a gunge the teacher session.
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"It was a steep learning curve for all involved, with all the events initially planned having to be modified, scaled down, or simply changed completely."
Each team was sponsored by Melbourn firm TTP, who provided mentors for each teams.
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At the end of the challenge the students enjoyed a celebratory buffet at the firm's offices at the science park.
The spokesman added: "The challenge gave us all an insight into the business world of corporate entertaining, the pitfalls of fund-raising, and the importance of contingency planning."
The Papworth Trust is an organisation providing a range of services to help disabled people live independent lives.
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