Visible support for charity on campus
Organised by Liz Hockey and Tara Tate, the raffle raised a grand total of £473. Most of the 40 prizes were donated by Estates staff, and ranged from ice hockey match tickets to cuddly toys. One of the toys was 'kidnapped' on the day and held to ransom, but happily returned in time for the draw.
Staff were given permission to 'dress as you like', but were charged £2 each for the privilege. Among those taking part were the Deputy Director of Estates, wearing his tuxedo, and staff in rugby shirts - ready for the next day's big match! Liz Hockey sold home-made shortbread, raising an extra £48, and some 'nearly-new' videos were exchanged for a small donation.
Liz said, "It was a very successful day, and we would like to thank all those who took part and gave so generously to Children in Need".
Last updated: 27 November 2003 15:00
Created by: Barbara Whiteman
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