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(January 2015) Tea Parties

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Students held a class tea party and then a whole school tea party. The money raised was used to buy toys, IPads and various other gifts for sick children in the hospital.

(February 2015) Car Wash

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Students spent the day washing cars in the local community, in total they washed over 100 cars and managed to raise a total of £1200. The group decided to have a water well constructed in the South of the Philippines in memory of Ali Raja. This was a monumental tribute by an inspirational group of young people and a sign of things to come. 

(May 2016) Snowdon Summit

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The next adventure for the UC3 team was to trek up Mount Snowdon to raise money for Orphans worldwide. A staggering £21,000 was raised, with over a 120 staff/students from the Halifax Academy and local members of the community participating.

(June 2016) Street Collection

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The team did a week of street collections in Bradford, Halifax and Manchester. Up to 30 team members managed to raise £3,000, these donations were used to provide humanitarian aid in Pakistan and Syria.

(December 2016) Halifax Academy Visit to Pakistan

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The UC3 staff travelled out to Nowshera, Pakistan where they carried out aid work and gave donations on behalf of the Halifax Academy. They visited a number of organisations including Alubadia Orphanage Education Centre, St Joseph's Hospice Raazi Hospital and a SOS Centre for children. The staff bought paint, carpets and other materials which they used to transform the most run down orphanage.

(June 2017) Community Iftar

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Halifax Academy hosted the first community Iftar during Ramadan 2015. This was a sold out event, and enjoyed by all those that attended. This event included a three course meal, a presentation evening about UC3's journey so far and the opportunity to sponsor an Orphan. Over 100 Orphans received a sponsor and further money raised was donated to the Alubadia Orphanage Education Centre and aid for Palestine.

(July 2017) Conquering Ben Nevis

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Over 100 people consisting of Halifax Academy students, staff and local members of the community travelled to Scotland to conquer England's highest mountain. This time we raised £10,000 for Orphans and Street Children and constructing water pumps in the most deprived villages in Pakistan.

(July 2017) Mount Toubkal

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48 hours after conquering Ben Nevis some of the UC3 Team participated in an event organised by Al Ajar Foundation and a local Mosque. The team travelled to Morrocco and treked up Mount Toubkal, at 4,167 meters it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains. A staggering £43,000 was raised by all those involved! Whilst out there the UC3 team visited The Hope Hospital, a centre for abandoned babies, they made a donation and are hoping to help this organisation further in the future.

(October 2017) Burma Emergency Appeal

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Students from the Halifax Academy hosted a five day football tournament for the local community. Tournaments took place between students in the school and for the finale staff from Halifax Academy were against the Halifax  Hammers (a local team) and the local Council, even the Mayor played! Over £2,000 was raised and a member of UC3 on the ground in Burma distributed the aid to those in desperate need.

(December 2017) Manchester Soup Kitchen:

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Students spent an evening in Manchester handing out food to the homeless on behalf of UC3.

(December 2017) UC3 founders visit Pakistan

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This was an incredibly special trip as students who helped create the UC3 Project got the opportunity to travel to Pakistan and see firsthand how their initial dream has made a difference to the lives of others. The team visited a number of Orphanages, providing the children with sporting equipment and stationary, they organised a mobile Soup Kitchen, travelling to different Orphanages to provide the children with meals and delivered food packs to the most needy in the slum areas of Pakistan. The team also spent a couple of days with Street Children and the CPC Centre, gaining an insight into the devastating lives these children are forced to live.

(January 2018) Justice for Zainab Appeal:

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UC3 teamed up with Smile Aid and selected 40 schools in Kasur and surrounding areas, totalling 10,000 children. These children received stationary and educational gift packs as well as Personal Safety Education and UK Certified First Aid Education, providing them with the vital education on how to safeguard themselves against abuse, abduction and exploitation.

(17th January 2018) Officially Registered!

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