Last chance to apply for NUIG students union charity fund

Galway Daily news Last chance to apply for NUIG students union charity fund

Today is the deadline for charities applying to the annual NUI Galway Students’ Union fundraising campaign.

The application process for would be beneficiaries of the annual fundraising campaign for 2022/23 opened last weekend, and the deadline for charities is 5pm today.

Last year students ran a series of events including a giant Christmas Raffle, a Taylor Swift night, saucy Sex Toy Bingo, charity Take Me Out, table quizzes, and a Sports Day.

They raised €11,000 for Galway Rape Crisis Centre and BeLonG To Youth Services.

Students’ Union Vice-President/Welfare and Equality Officer Imogen O’Flaherty Falconer said, “Despite the constant cutbacks and daily challenges we all face, NUI Galway students have a very proud tradition of raising money for charities.”

“This year we hope to raise even more money for good causes with our Charity events. These events will encourage our students to get involved in helping their community whilst also making friends and having fun.”

Application forms for the 2022/23 fund are available from the Students’ Union website here: NUIG SU Charity Application Form 2022.

Any canvassing will automatically disqualify a charity from this process.