Pupils present charities with YPI donations

Peterhead Academy's S5 pupils have presented six causes with money raised through the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).

Friday, 9th March 2018, 2:22 pm
Updated Friday, 9th March 2018, 2:28 pm
The overall winning team with a representative from SAMH

As part of the S5 PSE programme, pupils worked in teams to research charities and social issues.

After choosing one to represent they each prepared a presentation with the winning team receiving a larger donation for their chosen cause.

This year the winning charity was the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and it received a £3,000 donation.

The remaining five charities each received £200, they were SANDS, Charlie House, Peterhead RNLI, North East Eating Disorders Support (NEEDS) and The Archie Foundation.

The donations were presented on Tuesday, February 20.