Freddom from Hunger Campaign

Scope and Content

Contains typescript handbill for 'A Cavalcade of Fashion' presented by D'Arcy & Rosamund in conjunction with Bedford students on 19 June 1963; press cuttings from the Bedford Record and the Bedfordshire Times & Standard reporting on the fundraising activities undertaken by the students, the fashion show and the presentation of a cheque for £1000 by Bedford students to the Mayor of Bedford's Freedom from Hunger fund.

Administrative / Biographical History

In 1962 a group of Bedford College of Physical Education students organised a committee with the purpose of raising funds for the Freedom from Hunger Campaign. They initially set a target to raise £500 in twelve months but increased it to £1000 owing to the success of their fundraising activities.