A big thank you to NUSU volunteers

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This term our Go Volunteer team have been working with our students on a number of projects to help those in need this Christmas.  Pictured are volunteers supporting our shoe box appeal, where we are filling shoeboxes with goodies for the homeless in Newcastle this Christmas. It’s great to see the generosity of students supporting this worthwhile cause (100 boxes and rising!). 

We also have volunteers supporting the RVI hospital to help sick children by sewing up ‘Wiggly Bags’.  ‘Wiggly Bags’ are small hand stitched fabric bags used by children who have a Hickman Line, a central venous catheter often used for administration of chemotherapy or other medication; these bags help make what is often a traumatic experience more bearable.

In January, Go Volunteer will be launching  a new project, Newcastle University First Responders in collaboration with the medical school and North East Ambulance Service.  Over 70 students from the medical school applied for the scheme, and 25 have undergone training to support the local ambulance service respond to emergency situations in the city. 

Merry Christmas to all from NUSU – and please share a thought, or even a gift, to those less well-off this Christmas. If you would like to take part in any of our volunteering projects, please contact govolunteer.union@newcastle.ac.uk or visit https://www.nusu.co.uk/volunteering/govolunteer/

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