RAG Week 2016 is here! Commencing straight after the exam period in January what better way to celebrate than a week of events and activities, meeting new people and raising money for several great causes!
SATURDAY 30th JANUARY - SATURDAY 6th FEBRUARY.
WEEK LINE UP:
Saturday 30th Jan 10am: Training
Day- Meet your supervisor, meet your crew and most importantly get your fancy dress!
Saturday evening: Kicking the week off Throwback Style!
Sunday 31st Jan: 7pm - late A RAG traditional Pub Quiz
Monday 1st Feb: 7pm - late A Barn Dance with RAG and Guests
Tuesday 2nd Feb: RAG's Variety Show
Wednesday 3rd Feb: Your mid week break, kick off at the Union at midday its a Sports Day with the return of MAN vs FOOD!
Thursday 4th Feb: 7pm - late TAKE ME OUT RETURNS!
Friday 5th Feb: 7pm - late An Acoustic Night
Saturday 6th Feb: Vintage Tea Party
Plus many more to be announced!!
All the proceeds from the weeks events will be split evenly between 6 charities:
The Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust: is the only UK charity funding medical research specifically into cancer affecting teenagers and young adults, where it can frequently strike in dangerous and complex forms. The Trust also funds measures to improve the quality of life for young cancer patients, both during and in the aftermath of their illnesses.
Age UK Gateshead: is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.
The Great North Air Ambulance: Rely solely on the public to survive. Flying three air ambulance helicopters across the North-East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria. We bring pioneering pre-hospital care to the scene, rescuing hundreds of severely injured or ill patients every year.
CentrePoint: Centrepoint provides a safe place to live for more than 7,800 young people, aged 16-25, every year in London and the north east of England. But Centrepoint is more than just a room...
353: It is not a number. 353 is a charitable trust set up with the aim of helping members of the military community.
TUSK: Tusk currently supports 57 field projects in 18 African countries that not only work to protect wildlife, but also help to alleviate poverty through sustainable development and education amongst rural communities who live alongside the wildlife.
If all this appeals to you, and you want to help with the running of the week, join RAG crew 2016 now! Here is how to join:
1. Become a member of the RAG Society at: http://www.nusu.co.uk/getinvolved/societies/society/13751/
2. You will then be able to fill out the application form that can be found here: http://www.nusu.co.uk/volunteering/rag/
3. Welcome to Crew!