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Cambridge Judge Business School to raise money for Barnardo’s

22 April 2013

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Staff to fundraise with exciting events to be held across the city as part of executive education programme Cambridge Judge Business School …

Staff to fundraise with exciting events to be held across the city as part of executive education programme

Cambridge Judge Business School is delighted to announce that it will be fundraising for Barnardo’s children’s charity with a series of exciting events that will take place across Cambridge on Thursday 25 April 2013.

The staff members involved are currently undertaking the Cambridge Judge Business School Management Development Programme, which is delivered by Executive Education at the School. As part of the course each of the five teams has been tasked with creating and running an event to generate income for Barnardo’s, and, the more innovative and creative the idea the more credit they’ll receive.

The fundraising task is part of a module which comprises an experiential, competitive team exercise, giving the teams an opportunity to demonstrate their learning to date from the leadership and team modules they have already completed. It will also provide a basis around which the learning of the forthcoming modules can be applied.

The teams have been provided with a start-up budget of £100 and all money raised will be donated to Barnardo’s. The majority of the events are open to the public (except where indicated). Here’s a taste of what’s on offer, all taking place on Thursday 25 April:

The Barnardo’s Pop-up Party

09:30-15:30, 25 Apr, Cambridge City Hotel
Come and join the fun with your pre-school children at a pop-up party featuring a bouncy castle, face-painting, colouring and craft area, soft play equipment, baby play area, professional photography sessions, a cake stall, a raffle, an Usborne Children’s Books stall, a café and a visit from a special guest! Entry for children aged one to five is £3, and adults and children under one gain entry for free.

Back to School Fun Day

10:00-17:00, 25 Apr, Cambridge Judge Business School
As you wander into work, class, or, if you’re just wandering past the School, pop in, delve into your pockets and donate at any of the fun events taking place including a car boot CD and book sale, car wash, penalty competition on the front lawn, coconut shy stall, sponge stocks, raffle draw with prizes including a Champagne tea at the Hotel du Vin, Scalextric track race, and an auction of fabulous prizes.

Merchandise Stall

10:00-15:00, 25 Apr, Cambridge Judge Business School
The stall will be trading School merchandise to students in return for a donation.

Arts Activity at Edwinstowe Nursery

from 10:00, 25 Apr, Edwinstowe Nursery, off Chaucer Road
An arts and activity session sponsored by parents will be held at the University’s nursery, and canvases of the children’s artwork can be purchased. (This event will be open to members of the University of Cambridge nursery only.)

Cambridge Treasure Hunt

18:00-19:30, at locations around Cambridge (finishing at the Anchor Pub)
Teams will race around Cambridge against the clock solving photographic clues and other challenges en route. The hunt will finish at the Anchor Public House on Silver Street at 19:15 where the prizes will be given and participants can enjoy special discounts on food and drink. There is a £20 entry fee per team of four people.

The Great Fashion Swap Evening

18:00-20:00, 25 Apr, Cambridge Judge Business School
Donate a minimum of £5 and bring clothes/shoes/hats/bags that you no longer want, but can hardly bear to part with, then swap them! Bring as much as you like and take as much as you like. Upon arrival you’ll be greeted with refreshments and the opportunity to take part in a raffle.

The Sweet Tooth Fairies

25 Apr, at locations around Cambridge
Book the Sweet Tooth Fairies to visit your University of Cambridge department or office on 25 April bearing sweets and cakes for you and your colleagues to buy.

CJBS Faculty Fundraiser

25 Apr, Cambridge Judge Business School
Faculty will be running workshops with local organisations at Cambridge Judge Business School in exchange for donations. (This event will be open to members of the University of Cambridge only.)

The Big Quiz

25 Apr, online
A fiendish 50-question quiz sheet that will test your general knowledge to the max. We are hoping to make this one of the biggest online quizzes to take place – possibly even world record breaking. To enter we ask that after completing the quiz you donate a minimum of £1 to our Barnardo’s JustGiving page on 25 April for your chance to win a prize.

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22 April 2013.

Visit the CJBS Barnardo’s Fundraising website to find out more about taking part in the events and helping to make them a success by taking part

Barnardo’s transforms the lives of vulnerable children across the UK through the work of their projects, campaigning and research expertise. Barnardo’s works with more than 190,000 children, young people and their families each year. The charity now runs more than 800 services across the UK, believing in the potential of every child and young person, no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. They will support them, stand up for them and bring out the best in each and every child.

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