Childcare students at Coleg Ceredigion’s Cardigan Campus recently welcomed representatives from Ty Hafan and Latch to receive money raised by their fundraising efforts earlier this term.
Second year students studying the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education organised a variety of activities and managed to raise a total of £706.19, which was shared between Latch and Ty Hafan. Phil Thomas from Ty Hafan and Jane Francis from Latch were invited to the college to meet the students and to receive the money on behalf of the charities.
The events were researched and organised by the students themselves, and included a street collection around Cardigan with jelly in their wellies, a tombola and a raffle. As a group, they decided to donate all proceeds to these children’s charities. These students are no strangers to fundraising having raised money for Children in Need and other charities during their time at college.
Speaking at the presentation, Jane Francis from Latch said “On behalf of Latch, I’d like to say a huge thanks to all the students for their hard work , and to everyone who supported their efforts. The money raised will go towards the continuing developments at the Heath Hospital, Cardiff”.
Phil Thomas, community fundraiser for Ty Hafan commented “Once again, the young people of Cardigan have succeeded in raising a substantial sum of money for Ty Hafan, the family hospice for young lives. I must also express my gratitude to individuals and business people who have supported students at Coleg Ceredigion with their fundraising efforts. Diolch o galon”.
Left to right: Eliza Bentley, Charlotte May, Phil Thomas from Tŷ Hafan, Jane Francis from Latch, and Edward Mumford.
Absent from picture are Abi Giles, Amanda Moss and Heledd Powell.