What started as a simple email request for a donation of produce has quickly grown into what we believe is going to be an impactful collaboration which we hope will reach across our local community.
Following a presentation by the Youth SVP Committee, we had the chance to sit down with Ursuline’s Head Teacher, Danielle Lancefield and some of her team to discuss the issues the school is facing not only in the current economic climate but also being located in an area which ranks in the top 5 in the UK for child poverty.
About the SVP Youth Committee
In an innovative and forward thinking move the college has encouraged a group of Year 10 students to set up the Youth SVP Committee to drive all fund-raising events. The committee meet every Friday to discuss new ideas and how to best distribute any funds. They are supported by around sixty of their fellow pupils.
Our commitment to Ursuline College
- Thanet Earth has committed to donating produce regularly to the college
- Educational support where appropriate
- Supporting the college in their efforts in the local community
- A substantial financial contribution towards their fundraising targets across the year
Thanet Earth MD, Chris Butler said, “We are excited to be able to collaborate with Ursuline College, their innovative approach to fund raising is impressive and I believe that their ethos around helping those that need it most align perfectly with our Community Champions programme”.
Danielle Lancefield, Ursuline College Head Teacher commented, “I am immensely proud of our Youth SVP and their leader, Miss Paula Gaffney. Their forward-thinking approach and focus on the ‘Serviam’ values our school is built on, makes them outstanding ambassadors for our school and the local community. We are incredibly proud to have forged a partnership with Thanet Earth and are so grateful for their support, generosity, and faith in our endeavours”.