Students collectors to takeover London

Students collectors to takeover London

08 April 2014

Students from 10 different universities in the UK are taking to the streets of London next week to raise funds for us. 

Students will descend on the capital, targeting tube and mainline stations and the streets of the square mile for a period of two days (Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th April) with the aim of trying to raise over £30,000. 

MRF’s ‘London Loot’ will bring together over 150 Rag members from Nottingham, Loughborough, Warwick, Cambridge, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Bristol, Birmingham, Sheffield and Queens University (Belfast).

“London Loot is a big fundraising challenge for the students,” said Christopher Head, Chief Executive, “Collecting £30,000 in spare change is hard work but the energy and enthusiasm of everyone involved really makes the whole experience memorable and fun whilst also raising money for research into meningitis and septicaemia. We hope the commuters of London will be generous and dig deep. ”

Collections will take place on Wednesday 16 April in overground Train stations and at Tube stations in the City of London on Thursday 17 April. Collections are also being held at City of London, Stanstead, Gatwick and Luton Airports.

If you aren't in London next week but would like to make a donation you can text LOOT89 £3 to 70070.

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Sam Williams
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