The University of Glasgow’s Raising and Giving (RAG) Society is a student-led group with the aim to raise money and awareness for different charities throughout the academic year.
RAG WEEK 2023
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Established in Edinburgh in 2003, LGBT Health and Wellbeing works to promote the health, wellbeing, and equality of LGBT+ adults in Scotland. The charity provides community services and support such as mental health support and asylum seekers and refugees support. They aim to address the health inequalities LGBT+ adults in Scotland face with the help of a range partners to ensure LGBT+ adults can access quality healthcare and information responsive to their needs.
The Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders
Run by families of children with heart disorders, The Scottish Association for Children with Heart Disorders works to advance public education about children and young people’s heart conditions and relieve the suffering and distress of children and young people with heart conditions. The charity aims to improve facilities at heart units and hospitals and maintain the standard of improvements, encouraging research into heart disorders and techniques. Money raised for the charity is spent on research projects, equipment for hospitals and homes, and family support grants.