Lent and Summer Charity Co-ordinator Report
Penn House organised a charity concert in School Hall. With the help of Eton College Chamber Orchestra and renowned violinist Tasmin Little, they raised almost £11,000 to support music education at Gallions Primary School in east London.
Master Alex Iltchev and thirty other squash players (OEs and boys) held a raffle and tournament that raised just over £1,000 for the Uganda Charity Trust Fund.
Under the guidance of Glen Pierce, a large number of F block took part in an extended Saturday night 5-a-side football competition, in aid of ACE Africa. The event raised a total of £2,411.
House master Paul Williams (PGW) and his boys laid on a charity concert and dinner for United World Schools and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. The evening generated £1,526 for the two charities.
The Macmillan Society arranged a charity dinner and auction followed by an evening of entertainment with celebrity guests. £70,000 was raised for Scene and Heard, Tusk Trust and The Kevin Pietersen Foundation.
Following the earthquake in Nepal, the boys of Keate House organised a swimathon to raise money for the Joshi Nepal Fund, a charity established by the parents of one of the boys in the house. In the space of three hours they swam 1540 lengths of the pool, raising a total of £3,734 in sponsorship.
Gaurav Agarwal (MGHM) persuaded his house to deposit their loose change in a supersized plastic Coca-Cola bottle placed on the slab. Over the course of the term, £50 was raised for Kids Company and other charities.