RAGs Big 4 2020/21
Each year, Bath RAG select four charities to support through student-led fundraising events. These events help to raise money for our Big Four, with a small allocation going to the Small Charity Grant and to RAG's operating costs. This 2020-21 the Big Four, selected by students are:
Julian House protect, support and empower vulnerable and at-risk individuals including men and women experiencing homelessness, women and children escaping domestic abuse, adults with learning difficulties and people who need support after leaving prison. To help these people build purposeful and fulfilling lives, Julian House provide a wide range of services, including skills training, accommodation, addiction recovery, support for travelling communities, mental health support, and resettlement for refugees.
Find out more: https://www.julianhouse.org.uk/
Guide Dogs South West
Guide Dogs ambition is to help and support people with sight loss so they have the confidence and support they need to live their lives out to the fullest. To help people who are affected by sight loss Guild Dogs South West provide life-changing services for people living with sight-loss and their families throughout the South West of England. Offering children and young people services such as mobility training, educational support and buddy dogs, through to adult services such as My Sighted Guide and of course their world leading guide dogs, targeting their support to each need.
Find out more: https://www.guidedogs.org.uk/
Bath Mind are a local and independent mental health charity working throughout B&NES to promote and nurture everyone’s mental health through the provision of information, activities, advice and support. Their wellbeing groups range from student-based activities and youth transition groups, to community skills workshops and healthy lifestyle sessions. Bath Mind also work to deliver training and workshops to the students of the University of Bath, on campus and free of charge.
Find out more: https://www.bathmind.org.uk/
First Steps Bath
First Steps’ aim is to improve outcomes for young children in Bath who are most at risk of being disadvantaged by poverty, family circumstances and/or special needs. They provide high-quality early years education and care through their Early Childhood Community Centres and their Specialist Early Years Centre - Bath Opportunity Pre School (BOP), which provides Early Years Education and therapeutic services to children with additional needs. Their staff have specialist training to understand the barriers to children’s effective learning and work in partnership with families, building on strengths and preventing issues that stop children from becoming active and confident learners.
Find out more: https://www.firststepsbath.org.uk/
Funds raised by RAG will be donated to the above chosen charities unless specified otherwise. At some events, profits will be donated to other causes and this will be clearly advertised.