Raise and Give Week 2024

Raise and Give Week 2024

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Raise and Give Week 2024

Sunday 11th February | Dé Domhnaigh 11 Feabhra

  • 12.30pm RAG Run. Sign up for the RAG 5km Fun Run/Jog/Walk with a Heroes vs Villains theme HERE. Entry is just €20 which all goes to the SU Charities. Prizes for best costume, goodie bags for all entrants and more surprises to come!

Monday 12th February | Dé Luain 12 Feabhra

  • 11am-3pm RAG Sale. Pop Up Charity Clothes Shop with Galway Simon Community and COPE Galway in the Cube downstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn. COPE Galway will be offering a 20% discount on the day.
  • 4pm-6pm The Great Big RAG Table Quiz in An Bialann. Great Prizes. Book your ticket here. Profits for Socs Charities
  • 6pm-10pm Fire Walk. Just 30 spaces left! More info and sign up HERE.
  • 8pm The Tumbling Paddies at Sult. SOLD OUT.

Tuesday 13th February | Dé Máirt 13 Feabhra

  • 11am-12.30pm Galentines Day Brunch. SOLD OUT.
  • 2pm-3pm Shave Off at Sult. More info and sign up HERE.
  • 2pm-4.30pm ZooSoc  Bugs & Kisses. A speed friending bingo event, run by ZooSoc. Tickets €4 here
  • 7pm-12am SOS. Galway’s biggest student event in Áras na Mac Léinn and Sult. 3,000 students, 10 Acts and festival level production. More info and tickets HERE.

Wednesday 14th February | Dé Céadaoin an 14 Feabhra

  • 11am-5pm RAG Fun Fair Áras na Mac Léinn and College Green. One lucky student will win €1,000 in Grab a Grand. There’s also Formula 1 Challenge, Battle Zone, Crazy Golf, Laser Zone, Milk the Cow, Basketball, Tarot Reading, food trucks, fun sports day, prizes and free noodles! Get your early bird tokens at this link or collect on the day from Áras na Mac Léinn.
  • 8pm-11.30pm Sult (Taylor’s Version) (Valentine’s Edition). Tickets on sale HERE.
  • 7pm-11pm World RAG Hot Pot. Societies take over the Cube and Bailey Allen with DJs, Bands, Open Mic, Traffic Lights & Speed Dating, Dessert Bingo, Photo Booth, Valentine’s Day Costume Competition plus free food and refreshments. Get tickets here

Thursday 15th February | Déardaoin an 15 Feabhra

  • 11am-4pm SU Charity Cup. €500 prize up for grabs in this 5 A Side Competition on College Green. SOLD OUT. 
  • 1pm-2pm Charity Auction. Join us at in The View (John Broderick Room) upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn for lunch and a charity auction with auctioneer Niall Browne from O’Donnellan & Joyce. Tickets on sale HERE. Auction item list revealed soon.
  • 8pm-11pm Sikoti and Chinnox at Sult. Tickets HERE.

Friday 16th February | Dé hAoine an 16 Feabhra

  • 7.30am-2.30pm RAG Recharge. Join us to wind down and relax after a long week of fundraising with a 7.30am swim with Coldvember at sunrise at Blackrock followed by 11am-12.30pm Yoga + Chill and 1pm-2.30pm Pilates + Chill to help you relax. Sign Up links here YOGA + here PILATES 
  • 12pm Society Games on College Green. Join the society tributes as they compete in a  ‘Hunger Game’ Style tag rugby all over campus game. The winning society wins bragging rights and €500 (sponsored by the Societies Office). Tributes sign up here
  • 8pm Karaoke Night at Sult.

All events are raising funds for the SU Charities: Galway Rape Crisis Centre and Cancer Care West

Society Events During Raise and Give Week FULL timetable available HERE.

What’s Raise and Give Week?

Raise and Give week is a chance for you to take a break, have some fun and help raise funds for charity!

It takes place Sunday 11th – Friday 16th February 2024

What’s happening for Raise and Give Week?

  • The RAG Run
  • Firewalk
  • Shave Off
  • Charity Cup 5 A Side Competition
  • RAG Recharge
  • Charity Auction
  • A MASSIVE dance gig Sos
  • Galentine’s Day Brunch
  • A Swiftie Sult Takeover
  • And lots more to be announced!

Who are the SU Raise and Give Week Charities?

Galway Rape Crisis Centre

Services include:

  • Helpline 1800 355 355
  • Counselling
  • Support for family and friends of survivors
  • Court and Garda Accompaniment
  • Awareness Raising
  • Education & Training
  • Legal Clinic
  • Psychological support team

Cancer Care West

Services include:

  • Support service centres in Galway and Letterkenny
  • Nurse specialists
  • Accommodation supports for cancer patients and their families
  • Therapeutic play therapy for children
  • Gym and rehab service for before, during and after cancer treatments

How do I get involved?

Email studentsunion@universityofgalway.ie

  1. For information on any of the events
  2. If you’ve any event ideas or
  3. If you want to volunteer to help out

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artice by
Joanna Brophy