Fundraise at university

Fundraising at university is a fantastic way to raise funds and awareness. Whether you are a member of a student society, part of your RAG Committee, or just want to make a difference on campus, there are countless ways that you can fundraise to support Refuge.

Help survivors like Alice and her mum feel safe and supported this Christmas

Alice, who fled to Refuge with her mum, is just one of the 750,000 children and young people who witness domestic violence in Britain each year. Women and children like Emily and her mum often arrive at Refuge’s services with little more than the clothes on their backs. Often, they have no money at all because their abuser has forbidden them from working, or stolen their benefits.”

We’re calling on university societies nationwide to fundraise in aid of Refuge, so that we can ensure all women and children in our refuges have access to the basic essentials, like toiletries and pyjamas.

Register for your free Pyjama Day resource pack today and join universities across the UK to raise money to support more women, children and young people fleeing domestic abuse this Christmas.

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  • Bake sale – Encourage students and academic staff to bring in home-made cakes, treats and healthy snacks, ready to sell on campus for a donation to Refuge.
  • Art fair – Why not ask all the creative and artistic societies to club together and sell their handicrafts on campus to raise funds? You could even offer workshops in printing, calligraphy and knitting for a small fee!
  • Organise an event – Round up your university’s best performers to host a talent show, an open mic night, or a Battle of the Bands. You can ask for donations for tickets, or recruit volunteers to hold collection buckets.

Get in touch!

If you have questions – or just want to talk through an idea – please get in touch with our fundraising team.