Aston RAG (Raise And Give) is the area of the Students’ Union dedicated to raising money and awareness for charitable causes!
It is entirely student-led and aims to run great events for great causes.
Want to get involved?
Getting involved with RAG is a great way to support brilliant causes, meet new people, and have an amazing time! It’s also the perfect way to gain some extra skills and experience - it looks great on your CV!
Here’s how YOU can get involved:
Become a volunteer!
RAG is not always about giving money - giving time is just as important! We rely on amazing volunteers for all of our events, from organisation through to execution, we need your help!
Think you’ve got what it takes to run events? Apply to our RAG committee by emailing a short cover letter on why you would be most suitable to Union.RAGO@aston.ac.uk
We have a roles to fill on the RAG Committee which include:
Charity Club Representative: Support sports clubs with their charity event, be their first point of contact, attend meetings to discuss the club's charity plans for the year, and provide general support during the events.
Charity Society Representative: Support societies with their charity event, be their first point of contact, attend meetings to discuss the club's charity plans for the year, and provide general support during the events.
Secretary: Fill out the event request forms and risk assessment forms, general support during the events
Events Secretary: Support with the event, tickets, set up the room, and Ensure equipment we might require is working prior to the event
Want to hear about our opportunities but don’t want to commit? Sign up to our RAG society for info about our short term volunteering opportunities here
Support our events!
The easiest way to support Aston RAG is to come along and support our charity events and join in with the fundraising!
Details of these can be found on our social media channels, as well as the SU website and Newsletter - so watch this space!
Join a challenge!
Ever dreamed of doing something completely out there? How about doing that and raising money for charitable causes at the same time?
Keep an eye out for the challenges we announce throughout the year!
Clubs and societies:
RAG also supports clubs & societies with their fundraising endeavours in multiple different ways! Contact us with your fundraising ideas and we’ll let you know how we can help make your fundraiser a success