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Raise & Give (RAG)


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About Us

RAG stands for Raise and Give. We are a student fundraising group here at the University! If you have any questions or ideas for us, please let us know! 

Memberships:

Our membership is free!

When you first join, you'll be sent a welcome e-mail providing you will all the relevant information about what we do and how you can get involved.

Challenges:

RAG picks out fun and exciting adventures every year, available for all students to sign up for. This year we have partnered with Choose a Challenge to offer some amazing adventures for charities close to our hearts. If you want to take part in the experience of a lifetime, check out our adventures below and get started!

2021-22 Challenges 

Take Part

Register your interest to take part here. Don't forget to sign-up for your free RAG membership too!

Want More Information?

Reach out to Tove, our Vice-President Challenges via Instagram, Facebook or plymrag17@gmail.com

Events

Raise and Give hosts a range of events throughout the year. The profits raised from the events are divided equally between our 'Chosen Charities' as a donation. 

Charities 

Following pitch-days, charities are short-listed by the committee into three election pots which are then eligible to be voted on by the entire student body. The selected 'Chosen Charities' is the charity with a majority vote from each of the election pots. This year we have rolled over our 2020-21 student-elected charities to increase our impact following COVID-19 on the charities close to our student's hearts which are: 

Take Part

Register your interest to take part in events here. Don't forget to sign-up for your free RAG membership too!

Got An Idea?

If you have an idea of an event you would like us to run? Submit your idea here. 

Want More Information?

Reach out to Freya, our Vice-President Events, via Instagram, Facebook or plymrag17@gmail.com

Socials 

Liane Smith, our Social Secretary will be hosting a range of virtual and in-person, drinking and non-drinking socials. 

Want More Information?

Reach out to Libby via Instagram, Facebook or plymrag17@gmail.com

Running Documents

We ask new members to please familiarise themselves with our: risk assessments, code of conduct, development plan and constitution which can be found attached below. 

Thank you 

Thank you to Swaz for proving us with committee hoodies and t-shirts, and discounted RAG merchandise. 

Sponsorship and Partnership

Are you a society, sports club or business? 

Are you looking to support us to ensure we can continue to aid student fundraising and volunteering? Or, Is there an event you would like to collaborate on? 

We are keen to hear about any partnership or sponsorship opportunities so please reach out to Megan, our President via plymrag17@gmail.com


Events

Three Peaks Information Meeting 1
28th October 1pm - 2pm
PSQ Plymouth Lecture Theater
Representatives from Choose a Challenge and WWF will host a presentation and information meeting for students interested in participating in the Three Peaks challenge
Three Peaks information Meeting 2
28th October 6pm - 7pm
PSQ Plymouth Lecture Theater
Representatives from Choose a challenge and WWF will host a presentation and information meeting for the students interested in participating in the three peaks challenge
Raise and Give's Zombie Escape + After Party
30th October 4pm - 10pm
University of Plymouth Campus - Rolle 018 at 4pm
Zombie Escape will require teams to find the hidden survivors across the city, before it is too late! The teams will receive clues to which they must figure out to find the location of each survivor! Then onto the after-party!

Committee

Health and Safety Officer
Liane Smith
President
Megan Dyer
Secretary
Karen Doyle
Treasurer
Callum Purcell
Vice-President Adventures
Tove-Kjerstin Vea
Vice-President Events
Freya Pretty