Back in August FreshAir Radio in Edinburgh decided to take on the challenge of the Fresh Fringe’s 24 Hour Show, raising money for Waverley Care!

For several years, Fresh Fringe members have taken on the challenge of presenting a 24 hour radio show in aid of their partner charity, for whom they have raised almost £10,000. Waverley Care is Scotland’s leading HIV and Hepatitis C charity. Their work is focused on prevention, education, testing and support. Throughout Scotland they are reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, getting people diagnosed and supporting those affected. Through their important work, they are challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.

If you managed to listen to any of the 24 hour broadcast you’ll have heard Jelena Sofronijevic, Olivia Swift and Brónagh Grace, plus a selection of special guests, chat for 24 hours straight, raising money for this incredibly worthwhile cause. They had everything from speed blind dates, Manhunt Comedy coming in to the studio to chat, games, even more interviews and absolutely chaos!

The small team raised just over £500 for Waverley Care! Congratulations to everyone at FreshAir Radio, we love to see student radio pushing the boundaries and all for a good cause! 


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