Good causes benefit from students’ hard work

Students raising money

Good causes benefit from students’ hard work

NC Administration students based in the Falkirk Campus have been raising charity cash and awareness recently and as part of the Event Organisation section of their course.

The first group: Chrissie Busby, Rachel Craig, Layleigh Lawson, Chelsea McAlpine, Savanna Nicholson, Rachael Palmer and Samantha Young decided to support the Millie’s Journey charity, as one of the group had known a close relative of Millie’s. The event was held the event on

On Sunday 3 April they organised a Millie’s Easter Party event at the Ettrick Dochart Community Hall, in Hallglen, Falkirk.

Business Lecturer Marlene Boyd, said:

“The group had a raffle, organised a bouncy castle, booked a DJ, set up face painting and managed to involve local companies. It was a great success and most of the community came to the event and in return the group successfully raised £433.57.

“The group also set up their own group Facebook page and used this very well to promote their event and were also mentioned in the charity’s own page. The group are now on work placement and on their return they hope to invite Millie’s aunt to come to the college and present the cheque to her.”

The second group: Nadia Cieslar, Karolina Drabinska, Justyna Kwiatkowska, Dominika Madejska, Kirsty McKean, Michelle O’Neil, Anna Rogalska and Magdalena Tkaczyk, decided to raise money for Strathacarron Hospice.

Marlene, said:

“This group had a raffle, sold various merchandise and did a sponsored walk to the Kelpies and the Helix, all on the same day and their event for Strathcarron Hospice was held on Wednesday 20 April. The group had a very successful day and raised £205.36 and also set up a Just Giving page. They too are now on work placement, but on their return they hope to invite Jim Brown from Strathcarron Hospice to the college to present the cheque to him.”

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