Charity Week

Monday 17 February 2020

midnight - midnight



Charity Week is here!

Maynooth Students’ Union will be running their Charity Week this February (15-22) in association with MU Clubs & Societies. Each year MSU choose a Charity to support and this year it is the amazing Ataxia Foundation Ireland, who run a Voluntary National Support Group for people affected by Friedreich’s Ataxia.

Every event listed below (apart from Bingo Loco) is FREE- all we ask is that you make a Charity donation if you can afford it. Watch out for our volunteers with Collection Buckets!

Donate Online: via GoFundMe

Event Schedule:

Monday 17th:

Outdoor Pet Farm | Outside SU, 11am-4pm
Come and see the animals from Wooly Wards Mobile Pet Farm. We have had alpacas, sheep, pigs and more over the years!

Haircuts from The Grafton Barber | Outside SU, From 11am
The Grafton barber will have their mobile barbers set up outside the SU. Get your hair cut for the cost of a charity donation!

Drama Soc. Workshop | Classhall E Arts Block, From 7pm
Join Dance Soc. for a beginners workshop on various dance styles.

Comedy Night | SU Venue, Doors 6.45pm
Join Gearóid Farrelly, Julie Kay and MU Comedy Soc. as they take to the stge to tickle your funny bone!
Tickets are FREE, but you must pick them up from the SU Front Office on Monday

DJ Aaron Darcy | SU Bar, From 9pm
After the Comedy join Aaron in the Bar for your favourite floor fillers.

Tuesday 18th:

Drink Tea & Draw | Your Space, 2.30pm-4.30pm
Paint a canvas with fellow students- no art experience necessary! Listen to music, enjoy some tea and create your own masterpiece.

Haircuts from The Grafton Barber | Outside SU, From 11am
The Grafton barber will have their mobile barbers set up outside the SU. Get your hair cut for the cost of a charity donation!

Bingo Loco | SU Venue, Doors 8.30pm
Join The legendary Bingo Loco gang as they treat you to Bingo, but not as you know it! 
Tickets are €15, with every cent raised ging to Charity. Tickets: www.maynoothsu.ticketsolve.com

Pop Gods | SU Bar, From 9pm
Join MSU favourites Pop Gods as they eamlessly race through the decades of the 80s then 90s then 00s then Now!

Wednesday 19th:

Coffee Morning | Your Space, From 10am
Join us for free tea, coffee, biscuits and treats in Your Space.

Haircuts from The Grafton Barber | Outside SU, From 11am
The Grafton barber will have their mobile barbers set up outside the SU. Get your hair cut for the cost of a charity donation!

Pottery Class | Your Space, From 12pm-3pm
Throw your own piece of pottery! No experience necessary as we will have our own pottery expert on hand to help you out.

MU Music Soc. Jazz & Blues Band | SU Bar, From 9pm
Join the talented Music Soc. for some Jazz and Blues favourites.

Thursday 20th:

Cuallacht Bake Sale | Seomra na Gaeilge, Arts Block, From 11am
Join Cuallacht for tasty treaty and a cúpla focal.

Haircuts from The Grafton Barber | Outside SU, From 11am
The Grafton barber will have their mobile barbers set up outside the SU. Get your hair cut for the cost of a charity donation!

David Hughes | SU Bar, From 9pm
Live music from the talented David Hughes to round off Charity Week.

Other Events:

MU Clubs & Societies Various Clubs & Socs are running specific events for Charity Week- find them here: https://mulife.ie/whatson/activities

About Ataxia Foundation Ireland

Our aim is to provide support services to people with Ataxia and their families, we have established this organisation which is run and managed by people with this condition.

Friedreichs Ataxia is a genetic and progressive disorder of the central nervous system which usually manifests itself in children between the ages of six and sixteen years.

The general symptoms are clumsiness, difficulties with balance, lack of co-ordination and, in time, a slurring of speech. Research into its pathogenesis is ongoing worldwide, and there are various ways in which the burden on sufferers and their relatives can be lightened.

https://afi.ie/about-us/

 

Charity Week