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Charity campaigner and fundraiser, Phil Packer, was in St Andrews this week as part of his latest fundraising campaign, Row Britannia, to help students and young people.

Thursday 21 November 2019

Charity campaigner and fundraiser, Phil Packer, was in St Andrews yesterday as part of his latest fundraising campaign, Row Britannia, to help students and young people.

An inclusive (adaptive sport) challenge, Row Britannia, encourages teams throughout the UK to row 2020 miles to raise vital funds and increase positive awareness of mental health issues for students and young people. Each team has a target of £3000 to raise before Sport Relief on 13 March 2020.

Phil Packer - Row Britannia

Members of the University of St Andrews Boat Club have already signed up for the challenge and welcomed Phil to the University’s Sports Centre on Tuesday (19 November).

As part of his tour of the UK promoting the challenge, Phil dropped into the University’s Sports Centre with the Row Britannia Ocean Row Boat and Poppy, his Assistance Dog.

Read the full article on the main University News pages.

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