Cupcakes a hit for students raising money for the RSPCA

RSPCA Fundraiser

GippsTAFE students hit the streets of Warragul last week to support our animal friends.

The Animal Studies and Hospitality students joined together to raise money for the RSPCA by selling cupcakes to passersby on Queen and Napier Streets. The event was a huge success; demand for the cupcakes was so high they sold out in only a matter of hours.

In total the students raised over $450 for the cause. The money was donated to the RSPCA’s Victorian Office and will go towards the provision of care for sick, injured and abandoned animals.

“A big congratulations to all the students involved in this project. Together they have coordinated the whole event, made some beautiful cupcakes and shared their enthusiasm for this cause with the people of Warragul,” commented GippsTAFE Animal Studies teacher Kristy Waddell.

The students completed the project as a part of their studies, giving them a valuable opportunity to put their learning into practice. But it was more than that for most students.

“I really wanted to be a part of this project. Animals are so important to all of us and we need to make sure they are looked after. The RSPCA do a great job and I’m glad we have a chance to help,” said participating student Michael Morrison, Certificate III in Companion Animal Services.

The students wanted to say a big thank you to all the people who supported the event by buying a cupcake. They hope to be out and about again soon raising money and awareness of this and other great causes.