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Succeed invites you to a Roller Disco Fundraising Evening!

Posted by Anthony on 06 February 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Skate on over to Vauxhall’s Roller Disco at The Renaissance Rooms on Thursday 21st February for an evening of music and fun with The Succeed Foundation. We’ll be rolling, dancing, spinning, jumping and wobbling around. Anyone over 18 is welcome. Come join us!

Where: The Renaissance Rooms in Vauxhall, London


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When: Thursday 21st February 2013

Time: from 8pm

Tickets are £15 on the door, £12.50 of which will go directly to funding the introduction of The Succeed Body Image Programme in 3 new universities.

Please note, this event is for over 18s only, ID will be required.

Remember to show this voucher:

In order to ensure the price of your ticket goes to Succeed, you must show this voucher when you enter. Either download or print off the voucher below, or show it on your smartphone.

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What we are fundraising for:

All money raised will go towards introducing The Succeed Body Image Programme to 600 students in the first year at 3 new universities.

The Succeed Body Image Programme is the UK’s most evidence-based eating disorder prevention programme designed to help women at university establish and maintain a positive and healthy body image.

What’s it for?

Negative body image is increasingly recognised as an issue that affects large numbers of men and women in the UK.

A study by The Succeed Foundation and The Centre for Appearance Research in 2011, showed that a massive 93% of UK University women have negative thoughts about their appearance.
The average age at which girls start dieting is now 8 years old.

The purpose of The Succeed Body Image Programme is to help university aged women establish and maintain a positive body image.

Highly motivated student ‘Peer Leaders’ are trained to deliver the programme to their fellow students. Verbal, written and behavioural exercises critique the unrealistic, ultra-thin-ideal standard of female beauty and encourage healthy communication skills.

A total of 6 universities are now actively running the programme, and with the funds from this event, we aim to expand further.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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