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: ageuk.org.uk
(Cambridge and Peterborough)

Prospects Trust GREENgrocery is a trainee programme supporting people with additional needs to learn about food hygiene, retail and customer service: prospectstrust.org.uk/tag/greengrocery
(Cambridge and Ely)

Little Miracles supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life-limiting conditions: littlemiraclescharity.org.uk
(Peterborough)

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: ladsneeddads.org
(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: sericc.org.uk
(Thurrock, Basildon and Brentwood)

Watch what the students got up to in 24 hours