Coventry College Hosts Successful Fundraising Event for Charity, Brit Challenge
April 8, 2024

Coventry College Hosts Successful Fundraising Event for Charity, Brit Challenge

Dance session for the Brit Challenge

Coventry College has embarked on a creative fundraising initiative to support the charity, The Brit Challenge, by organising a series of engaging events showcasing the talents and skills of its students.

From hair and beauty treatments to dance lessons, construction projects, and cash prize games, the college community has come together to make a difference in the lives of others.

The fundraising efforts included students from the Hair and Beauty department offering a range of treatments to staff, students, and members of the public. Under the guidance of experienced tutors, budding hairdressers and beauticians provided professional services, including hairstyling, manicures, and massages, with all proceeds going towards The Brit Challenge.

Meanwhile, students from the Performing Arts department took centre stage by offering dance lessons to enthusiastic participants. From jazz to combo styles, the dance sessions provided a fun and energetic way for attendees to support the cause while learning new moves from talented performers.

In a display of craftsmanship and creativity, a construction student took on the task of building a mindfulness bench to be installed on campus. Designed to provide a peaceful retreat for students and staff, the bench serves as a tangible reminder of the college’s commitment to promoting mental well-being while raising funds for a worthy cause.

Adding an element of excitement and anticipation to the fundraising efforts, the College organised a unique balloon pop activity. A hundred balloons were filled with some containing cash prizes, enticing participants to take part in the exhilarating challenge. With each balloon burst, individuals not only had the chance to win prizes but also contributed to the charitable cause with their participation fees.

In a poignant tribute to mental health awareness, art students created a collection of artwork inspired by themes of resilience, hope, and healing. Their creations served as a powerful reminder of the importance of mental wellbeing and the need for ongoing support and understanding within the community. The artwork will be placed around the college to help inspire and empower our students.

The Brit Challenge is a charity dedicated to empowering young people through adventure, education, and mentoring programs, aimed at building resilience and confidence. The funds raised by Coventry College will directly support the charity’s initiatives, enabling them to make a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged youth across the country.

As the fundraisers draw to a close, the college looks forward to presenting the proceeds to The Brit Challenge and continuing its commitment to supporting charitable causes while nurturing the talents and passions of its students.