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Weʼre raising £3,000 to BUBC Annual charity erg with 50% of donation being donated to Minds

Bournemouth

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Bournemouth university Boat club is holding its annual charity erg. At BUBC we believe the mental wellbeing of all of our athletes takes priority above all else which is why 50% of all donations will go to Mind charity.

Last year, BUBC broke the Concept 2 Record for keeping a single rowing machine going for 120 hours! This week we are back on the ground floor of SUBU erging once again from Monday 18th - Friday 22nd February, 24 hours a day. We are doing this in order to raise money for both our Boat Club and for Minds. Minds provide advice and support to empower students experiencing a mental health problem. They campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding on the issue. We choose to donate to Minds as one of our rowers a few years ago suffered from mental health problems and unfortuantely took her own life

Once again, this year BUBC has seen an enormous sign up in freshers, more than the club has ever seen before - we now consist of 75 members in total!

There is massive potential in both the men and women athletes and we are keen to make the most of the momentum we have created for the club this year! Such a large club requires a lot of equipment which doesn't come cheap with rowing. We keep our membership and costs as low as we can as being a student isn't cheap, we understand that it isn’t the cheapest of sports but we try as hard as we can to keep prices bearable for our athletes! Overall, this doesn't leave us much money for expansion which is critical during a popular year like this.

This fundraiser will massively help us on our journey to making the most of our athletes; making sure every single one of them can train to reach their full potential!

Any donation that you can make will be greatly appreciated by all of our athletes at BUBC and we can guarantee that everyone will be pushing hard through their time slots on this 120-hour row to earn every penny that is donated.

This year's target is to raise £3,000! If this target is reached then our president has agreed to shave his head, live on facebook. So please donate as much as you can!!

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    • Georgia

      Georgia

      Mar 7, 2019

      £5.00

    • Arjun Gnana

      Arjun Gnana

      Feb 25, 2019

      happy to help the cause, I am a friend of Toby Samuel's

      £20.00

    • andrew trup

      andrew trup

      Feb 23, 2019

      Good luck Jacob x

      £20.00

    • Tania Knight

      Tania Knight

      Feb 22, 2019

      Well done for all your efforts! Tania & James xx

      £30.00

    • Hilary Mulholland

      Hilary Mulholland

      Feb 22, 2019

      £50.00

    • michael solomons

      michael solomons

      Feb 22, 2019

      Well done all of you enjoy the season. Mick solomons

      £30.00

    • johnrosser38@gmail.com

      johnrosser38@gmail.com

      Feb 22, 2019

      Well done everybody - accumulated donations now approaching last £1,000 of £3,000 target. Good luck, John and Mary Rosser..

      £30.00

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    I’m president of BUBC.50% of donations will be donated to Minds charity as we believe at BUBC the mental health of our athletes must come above all else. As unfortunately a few years ago we had a member of our club who was struggling with her mental health took her own life

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