National Student Survey submissions help raise charity funds
This year, local charities St George’s Crypt and Leeds Mind along with Save the Children have benefited from the scheme, which has seen £2 donated per NSS response submitted by a Leeds Beckett student.
If you are eligible to complete the National Student Survey, you can select your charity to donate to once you have completed it. If you have already completed the survey, but have yet to confirm your charity donation, you can still choose through MyHub.
Read more about the charities chosen by Leeds Beckett University, including how student donations will help support the work they do.
St. George’s Crypt is a Leeds based charity that works with the homeless, vulnerable and those suffering with addiction. The charity has supported individuals since 1930 and throughout the last 90 years has built a range of enterprises in industries such as hospitality and retail, providing training and development for the homeless and vulnerable.
At present, St. George’s Crypt offers 72 bed spaces in Leeds, which span a range of residential projects in the community, and are available for 365 days a year. The charity aims to provide practical support to individuals, offering food, clothes and cleaning facilities. In addition, those helped by St George’s Crypt are offered training and development opportunities, as well as counselling.
Leeds Mind is a local charity that aims to help individuals with mental health conditions. The charity provides access to a range of support, including one to one counselling sessions, group workshops, skills courses and creative arts spaces. In addition, the charity actively promotes other support services throughout the city on their website, including Leeds Suicide Bereavement Service and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Grief and Loss Service.
Leeds Mind also support local businesses and employers, with training, peer support and workshops on offer. Though Leeds Mind is an independent charity, it is proud to be affiliated with the Mind federation, which includes over 120 local Mind associations and many Mind shops throughout the UK.
Save the Children is a global charity which supports thousands of children worldwide. Since the start of the pandemic, the charity has helped to support some of the poorest families and children who need access to basic life necessities.
In 2020 Save the Children:
- Helped 760,000+ homes access clean water and soap, treated 250,000+ children for malnutrition and helped set up hospitals
- Worked with 2.9 million children on access to distance learning; reached 10,000 of the UK’s poorest children with early-learning packs, food vouchers, and other essentials
- Warned an extra 168,000 under-5s could die from malnutrition by the end of 2022 due to the pandemic
- Stepped up the global drive to tackle pneumonia, from prompting commitments on vaccines to supplying hospitals with oxygen
- Pushed for peace in Yemen, repatriated children trapped in Syria, and sought justice for the persecuted Rohingya communities in Myanmar
- Ensured tens of thousands of the world’s most marginalised children, especially girls, could keep learning and taking exams.
Find out more about the National Student Survey.