UCC Sport Raises 14K for CUH Children’s Unit
UCC Sport, representing all sports clubs at University College Cork chose CUH Children’s Unit as their official charity partner for 2016/2017. As a result of many student-led fundraising activities, UCC Sport was able to present a cheque to the value of €13,979.78! Two University College Cork students, Jonathan Keane, UCC Skydiving Secretary 2016/17, and Kate O’Meara, UCC Dance Captain 2016/17, represented the two clubs which together accounted for over €5,000! From over 59 clubs including Badminton, Chess, Motorbike, Trampoline, Skydive and Dance to name but a few who organised fundraising events throughout the year.
Declan Kidney (Director of DSPA), Michael Hanrahan (President 2016/17), Oliwier Melon (Vice-President 2017/18) attended on behalf of UCC Clubs’ Executive, UCC Students’ Union and the rest of the sports clubs who all contributed to UCC Sport’s overall total of €14k. We are delighted to announce that they have committed to extending their partnership with CUH Charity for 2017/2018.