Students ready to give back to the community with Charity Projects

Students from Mansfield Town Football in the Community are ready to raise money for local causes, as they continue with phase three of the NCS program.

The youngsters must put together a project which focuses on social action and making a difference within the local community, and Football in the Community are delighted with the response from students.

Elizabeth Regan, NCS Coordinator for Mansfield Town Football in the Community, said “I’ve been blown away by the student’s positive attitude towards their charity projects and there hunger to make each event a success.

“Over the last two weeks [since the start of the NCS program] I have really seen them develop and develop more of a social conscience – the charity talks really helped with that I think.”

Split into three smaller groups, students have decided raise money through recycling for the John Eastwood Hospice, focus on inclusion and mental health awareness by hosting a quiz night for the local branch of Mind, and host a charity football tournament.

“I’m really impressed by the range of ideas the students have come up with and the amount of effort they are putting in to reach the best possible outcome for their collective projects”