Impact 24

24-hour social action challenge, exclusively for undergraduate and postgraduate students at ARU.

Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy (AREA) connected 16 ARU students with five local charities and non-profit organisations in November 2019. The charities put forward challenging issues faced in the local community; students tackled these issues, in 24 hours.

The Charities

Age UK is the UK's leading charity that supports the elderly:
(Cambridge and Peterborough)

Prospects Trust GREENgrocery is a trainee programme supporting people with additional needs to learn about food hygiene, retail and customer service:
(Cambridge and Ely)

Little Miracles supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life-limiting conditions:

Lads Need Dads was set up to prevent potential and existential problems faced by young boys that are missing a father figure in their lives:
(Tendring, North East Essex)

South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre (SERICC) offers specialist services for any individual who experiences any form of sexual violence at any time in their life:
(Thurrock, Basildon and Brentwood)

Watch what the students got up to in 24 hours