We’ve heard the best view of the cathedral is not from standing on Palace Green, but upside down, bouncing from a crane in an act of madness!

Happening on Monday 9th June 2014, our annual bungee jump is on of the best ways to celebrate the end of exams!

It's only £40 per person for individual jumps, or £35 per person for tandem jump, with a £40 fundraising target.

Sign up opens Monday 12th June on the Students' Union website here.

Email Jade Warner, Bungee Coordinator - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - or Rose Freer, Challenges Officer -  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - for more info!



When?    Monday 9th June 2014
Where?    Palace Green
What will it cost me?     £40 entry fee or £35 for tandem jumps + £40 fundraising
What's the charity?   This is a fundraising event for local charities.
Fundraising deadline   12 midday on Monday 23rd June

 



 


 

 

 

This year's suggested charities are:

AYME, COCO and RT Projects. You can also pick a charity of your own choice or the DUCK Allocations fund.

 

AYME:

The Association of Young People with ME (AYME) is a UK charity that provides support for children and young people aged up to 26 who have ME/CFS. AYME is also here to help and support parents, carers and professionals in health, education and social care. AYME strive to be the voice of children and young people with ME/CFS, representing their members' best interests with the government, local authorities, health authorities and other professional organisations – as well as the press. This can mean involvement in research projects, acting as advisors, or actively lobbying on our members' behalf.


COCO:

COCO is an international children’s charity based in Newcastle upon Tyne. COCO works with communities in remote regions overseas to alleviate the poverty preventing children’s education. We aim to understand the needs of each community we work with so that we can fund projects that benefit the whole community and allow them to find their own solutions to poverty. We empower people so that they can become financially independent and able to afford to send their children to school. Education is our primary goal but we realise this requires involvement from the whole community.


RT Projects:

RT Projects offers an extensive range of activities, such as painting, printmaking, photography, pottery, woodwork, needlecrafts, and many others. The service is provided for people in the local community with anxiety disorders, long term health conditions, carers, or people at risk of depression. R T Projects is located in Gilesgate and provides a genuinely valuable service to those who attend, providing a space to relax, make friends and learn new skills.

 

DUCK's Just Giving instructions

Your JustGiving page must raise money for DUCK!

Use the following link:

http://www.justgiving.com/duck/raisemoney

1.  Select "Make your page".

2.  After filling in your personal details, click on the "Organised Event" tab.

3.  Type "DUCK Bungee Jump" into the search box and then press create your own.

4.  "Is your charity contributing to the cost of your fundraising?"  -  Select NO

5.  Edit "page basics" to customise your page.

6. Please set your target amount as the total cost of the event. i.e. £80. You can detail that £40 must be fundriased and £40 has already been paid by you, and include this as an offline donation.

7.  Please ensure that “We cannot claim Gift Aid on your donation due to the Institute of Fundraising’s guidelines which DUCK are following; please untick the Gift Aid box when donating” is included somewhere in your story and that you contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it within 24 hours if you receive a Gift Aided donation.

8.  Create page!

9. Ensure that your page expires 2 weeks after the event using 'Edit Page' then in Page Settings box click 'Extend your fundraising page'.

Please then ensure that you have filled out a Blue Form to tell us about this page and the charity that you wish the fundraising to go to.

 

 

See the Challenges homepage for more ways to overcome the mundane and truly put mind over matter for charity!

Any questions? feel free to hit up the challenges officer at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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