"The Impact theme for Life Cycle 4 was Health and Well-being, with the specific aim of raising funds towards pioneering research into genetic abnormalities of brain tumours in children...This year’s 1,400+ mile challenge covered all four corners of Great Britain in aid of Children's Brain Tumour Research. Funds which were raised will help enable crucial advances to be made into understanding the cause, nature, treatment and outcomes of childhood brain tumours." -Life Cycle
This weekend, Life Cycle stopped off at the University of Nottingham for a celebratory BBQ, music, and arts & crafts-fuelled fundraiser - Life Cycle is for an amazing cause, so of course we popped along again this year to show our support with some arty Community Engagement. We have been spreading some creativity with the other supporters by inviting children to draw, paint, create anything they liked on our boards to make a mural for the day...we had rainbows, houses, bicycles, and of course, kittens.
Community Engagement is really important at Surface, and we were delighted to be able to give a little back. Its been great to meet people that aren't necessarily looking for us, and to not only support our friends at the University of Nottingham, but to build new relationships through what we love.
We had a great day, we're all worn out from all the activities, but we are very proud to say our team helped towards the £2,748.68 raised on Sunday.
A massive thanks to the University of Nottingham for having us, and all of our volunteer staff who helped on the day, especially our special guest volunteer, Phoebe.
For more information on what the Children's Brain Tumour Research charity, visit them here.
Written by Megan Bonser.