Every December Lincoln UTC selects a couple of local charities to support through our Christmas fundraising.
This year we have chosen to collect donations for a local food bank, Lincoln Community Larder, which aims to relieve poverty in the Lincoln area through the provision of basic food and amenities to those in need of short term help. We will be asking students and parents to support our reverse advent calendar by bringing in a different item everyday throughout December.
The items requested by Lincoln Community Larder are: tinned hot dogs, jam, custard, shower gel, tinned meatballs/chilli/curry, tinned fruit, smash potato, tinned ham, tinned pies, pasta sauces, shampoo, gravy granules, tinned corned beef, washing powder, squash, biscuits, toilet rolls and Christmas treats.
On Friday 11th December students and staff will also be taking part in a Christmas jumper day to raise funds for the Nomad Trust, which provides emergency access accommodation to those in need. The donation will be a minimum of £1 to wear a Christmas jumper.
Last but by no means least, the engineering department will be creating personalised reindeer decorations to donate to 'Lincoln's Little Heroes', a Facebook group organised to raise funds to enable a socially distanced visit from Father Christmas for local children undergoing treatment for cancer. George and Maree Clark were inspired to make the group so that families could have the opportunity to experience some Christmas magic and create a precious festive memory.