Organisation Name
Crohns and Colitis UK
Title of role
Awareness and Activities Co- Ordinator
Number of volunteer places available
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Tasks

Crohn’s and Colitis UK have teams of volunteers based around the country raising awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis - two of the main forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (or IBD).



 



Join a team of like-minded people who play an important role in bringing people together locally. You’ll have the opportunity to get as hands-on as you like whether this is a general or a more specific role and on a regular or ad hoc basis. Activities can include organising events and information sessions, social activities, editing newsletters, social media, fundraising, campaigning - the list is endless! You can make a difference doing what you enjoy by bringing your expertise and interests to the team.



 



These teams are made up of those affected by IBD and others who wish to volunteer in their community. Get involved by supporting or hosting events, sharing information, and working with health professionals to promote awareness of IBD and Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

Location

This opportunity can be completed both on and off campus. The team exists throughout Hull & East Yorkshire (including Hessle, Brough, Cottingham, Beverley, Bridlington, Filey, Driffield etc. ) and arrange activities at various suitable locations.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

A variety of skills and experiences are welcome - you can bring your expertise and interests to the team. We like forward thinking, engaging and enthusiastic people who can be effective in their local area and work well in a team.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

A variety of skills and experiences are welcome - you can bring your expertise and interests to the team. We like forward thinking, engaging and enthusiastic people who can be effective in their local area and work well in a team.

Availability

The role is very flexible and volunteers can get involved at any time which could include evenings and weekends. All this is decided by the team of volunteers who organise and plan local events and activities.

Additional Info

Email:    carly.benton@crohnsandcolitis.org.uk  



website: www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk



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 Telephone :01727 734475



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Organisation Name
Yorkshire Cancer Research
Title of role
Cancer research Fundraiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

To assist with raising funds and awareness of the only cancer charity dedicated to the people of Yorkshire.



To create opportunities.



To have Fun



 

Location

Hull and surrounding areas.



Location of the charity base is Jacob Smith House, 7 Grove Park Court, Harrogate



HG14DP

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Yorkshire Cancer Research will support your fundraising and offer help and advice on fundraising events.

Personal qualities and requirements

Training will be given regarding specific fundraising events. 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

No skills required just a friendly, happy outlook and willingness to chat to people about Cancer research.

Availability

Varied hours dependant on event. You can volunteer around your course and studies at a pace that suits you.

Additional Info

Contact the Regional Fundraiser for Hull and East yorkshire Adrienne Hodgson at Email: Adrienne@ycr.org.uk



website: www.ycr.org.uk



Telephone: 07464925594



 

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Organisation Name
Red Cross
Title of role
Charity Shop Assistant
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Volunteers needed in various British Red Cross charity shops.Retail and admin help needed. 

Location

 



To book taster sessions in any of our other local British Red Cross shops you may call:



Cottingham (01482 843675)



Hedon (01482 896982/890668)



Sutton (01482 784533)



Hessle (01482 644328)



Barton (01652 636158/634903.)



 



Thanks again for your interest



 



The British Red Cross Hull team. 



26-30 Brook Street



Hull



HU2 8LA



 



 

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

 



We are offering 1 hour taster sessions most afternoons.



The taster session is a good opportunity for us to show you around the shop, introduce you to the team, and maybe set you with a task.



After the hour, as long your suitable and happy to volunteer at the shop, we can then arrange a convenient time to invite you back for the application/interview process.



To book a taster session in the Hull shop call 01482 218957 and speak to a member of staff or leave a message with your full name and contact number and we'll get back to you.



 



 

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

No experience needed

Availability

Various to suit applicant. One hour taster sessions available.

Additional Info

contact



To book taster sessions in any of our other local British Red Cross shops you may call:



Cottingham (01482 843675)



Hedon (01482 896982/890668)



Sutton (01482 784533)



Hessle (01482 644328)



Barton (01652 636158/634903.)



HULL (01482218957)



 



Thanks again for your interest



 



The British Red Cross Hull team. 



26-30 Brook Street



Hull



HU2 8LA



 



01482 218957  website: britishredcross@gmail.com When you contact this organisation please let them know that you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Students Union website Thank you. 

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Organisation Name
Daisy Appeal
Title of role
Daisy Appeal fundraiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

The Daisy Appeal is a local charity based in Cottingham which was established to help improve treatment and research opportunities in a variety of common diseases, most notably cancer, heart disease and neurological illnesses such as dementia. Having successfully raised £8 million to enable the construction of a Medical Research Centre at Castle Hill Hospital in 2008, the Daisy Appeal has now moved onto Phase 2 of the Appeal - to create a permanent patient scanning and research centre which will cost £6.8 million. The Daisy Appeal will improve the survival chances of thousands of people each year and give them and their families a brighter future. Volunteers are needed to help with various aspects of fundraising for the appeal, including: -Tin collections -Bag packs -Souvenir selling -Help with website

Location

Volunteering takes place at various locations in Hull and Beverley

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Volunteers will receive support from the Daisy fundraisers

Personal qualities and requirements

No previous experience necessary! Volunteers must be friendly, approachable and be happy to work as a team. If you have your own ideas for fundraising, the Daisy Appeal would be happy to hear from you.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Volunteers will gain fundraising experience, work as part of a team and raise money for a worthy cause.

Availability

Volunteering hours can be arranged to suit the volunteer's own availability. Volunteers are asked to give around 1-2 hours a week and there is no minimum commitment to the role.

Additional Info

Contact: Nicky Holthuysen Email: nicky@daisyappeal.org Website: www.daisyappeal.org *When you contact this organisation, please let them know that you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Union website. Thank you!*

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Organisation Name
Hull 2020 Champions - The Hull People's Memorial
Title of role
Fundraiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Hull 2020 Champions is an organisation that works with various community projects. We are helping Alan, founder of the Hull Peoples Memorial Charity to get into the world of fundraising. Previously Alan has done bucket shakes etc to raise money to build a memorial to the poeple of Hull who lost their lives in the city during the world wars. However, he needs to step this up a gear! If you are interested in organising fundraising events for this great cause, please get in touch.



Duties - Coming up with ideas and events that could help fund the building of the memorial, then subsequent management of these events.

Location

Variable, depending on fundraising event.

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Volunteers will be supported throughout by Alan Brigham who runs the project, however there will also be support from Hull 2020 Champions who are aiding Hull Peoples Memorial in finding fundraisers. 

Personal qualities and requirements

Volunteers should be outgoing, creative, friendly, organised and passionate.



 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

This would be an excellent volunteering opportunity for anyone looking to build on their communication, teamworking and project co-ordination skills.

Availability

On average, volunteers would be asked to give around 1 day per week, however this can be flexible to work around any other commitments. 

Additional Info

If you are interested in volunteering with the Hull Peoples Memorial, please register your interest on the Hull 2020 Champions Website - http://www.hull2020champions.org/projects/hull-people-s-memorial. A DBS check is not required for this role *When you contact this organisation, please let them know that you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Union website. Thank you!*



 

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Organisation Name
Wheelchair Sports
Title of role
Fundraiser Event Organiser
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Wheelchair sports is a fantasic charity that needs help raising funds to put back into wheelchair sports and give much needed equipment to disabled children and adults that want to participate in various sporting teams.



They need help to raise awareness and put wheelchair sports in the spotlight to boost the potential of this amazing charity. 



If you can organise and project manage your own fundraising event that would be fantastic or just give whatever time you can to help us raise awareness via stalls in shopping centers to bag packing in supermarkets.



Every little helps and even an hour of your time would make a huge difference to wheelchair sports.



Wheelchair Sports Hull is a non-profit organisation raising the profile of disability sport in Hull and East Riding. We provide funding, support, and promote disability sport clubs and athletes. Every penny that is raised goes directly to disability sports in Hull. After, the success of London



2012 Paralympic Games Daryl Jones, Founder of Wheelchair Sports Hull wanted to give praise to athletes and clubs in a manner that nobody had thought of. This was a disability sports awards which we are about to enter our third awards in 2016. Since being established we have given out over £15,000 to athletes and disability sport clubs in Hull.



 



We hold a number of fundraising events across the year promoting disability sports while raising much needed funds for the disability sports in the area.



 



You can volunteer in many ways from helping us with doing fundraising like bag packs. Working on events for example photographs, timings etc



 



( it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk



 



 



 

Location

Various around Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

Must be outgoing and friendly and able to connect with people and tell them about this fantastic charity to boost enthusiasm within volunteers and get public interest.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk

Additional Info

it not live yet but our website is www.wcsh.co.uk ( old one is www.wheelchairsportshull.co.uk which we use for now )



 



if you would like to get involved please email us at info@wheelchairsportshull.co.uk



Please contact the Volunteering Co-ordinator for more information and if you contact Wheelchair sports direct please let them know you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Student Union Website Thank you 

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Organisation Name
Guide Dogs
Title of role
Guide dog Campaigner
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

  • Understanding and being able to explain Guide Dogs’ campaigns to members of the public

  • Distributing information on Guide Dogs’ campaigns, either at venues or at information stands. Recording the details of people who wish to be kept informed in future

  • Encouraging guide dog owners, volunteers, members of the public and other supporters to support campaigns, with guidance from Guide Dogs staff. This could include responding to consultations or writing to or meeting with local media, councillors, MPs or MSPs

  • Seeking out local stories that could be used to provide examples for the reason behind the campaign, which can then be used in the media

  • Promoting Guide Dogs campaigns  within the local community

  • Passing enquiries onto Guide Dogs staff where appropriate

  • Attending campaign group meetings

  • Using social media i.e. Facebook and Twitter to gain support and awareness from the general public.

  • Attending (and recruiting for) campaigning events, such as marches, petition days


 


 


 

Location

Home or office based to suit

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

training will be provided

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

You will need to have good organisational and communication skills and an experience of a public facing role 

Availability

This is a flexible role to suit the volunteer

Additional Info

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk



Email: Samantha.Bradley@guidedogs.org.uk



Please tell them that you saw the opportunity on the Hull student website thank you  

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Organisation Name
Guide Dogs
Title of role
Guide dog fundraising Hero
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Tasks: Become a Guide Dogs Hero by helping us raise the funds to help the 180,000 blind and partially sighted people who never leave home alone.



 

Location

Reed House



Annie Reed Road



Beverley



hu17 olf



Various areas dependant on need in that area

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Full Training given and travel expenses will be covered.

Personal qualities and requirements

Friendly and approachable, good communicator, good interpersonal skills, flexible, forward thinking, working as part of a team, loves a challenge.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop







Support Guide Dogs to provide guide dogs and other mobility services that enable blind and partially-sighted people to enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.



An understanding of how the different parts of Guide Dogs work




 


An opportunity to build experience for your CV.

Availability

Dependant on availability please ask Guide dogs for details

Additional Info

Contact: Samantha Bradley Volunteering Consultant



Email: samantha.bradley@guidedogs.org.uk



Telephone: 07825905903



Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk



Please tell them that you saw this opportunity on the HullStudent Website Thank you. 

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Organisation Name
hull and east riding autistic society
Title of role
Hull and East Riding Autistic Society
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

aimed at students with children or interested in working with Hull and East Riding National Austism Society.



the morning consists of a pirate show for the children followed by a sponsored walk / treasure trail around East Park all in pirate theme.



All children participating recieve a meadl , certificate and treat bag.



 

Location

Hull East Park meeting near the bandstand at 11am

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

you need to email for a sponsor form to alisaandelle@live.com and to let them know you are attending.

Personal qualities and requirements

If you have an interest in helping this fantastic charity or working with autistic children then this is a great way to meet their loyal fundraisers.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

one off on Sunday 11th October starting at 11am.  

Additional Info

contact on the day is alisa thompson email alisaandelle@live.com to register and recieve your sponsor form there will be a £2 restration fee payable on the day.

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Organisation Name
Macmillan Cancer Support
Title of role
Macmillan Action Team Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Finding time to volunteer can be challenging and in recognition of this macmillan have developed th North and East Yorkshire Action Team. this is designed to fit around your busy lifestyle!



as a member of your local action team you will be offered a wide variety of volunteering opportunities - the difference is your in control. you decide which activities and events you want to support ,how often you volunteer and choose whether the time and date suits you!




  • participating in public collections

  • marshalling at sports events such as hull 10k

  • helping with events such as balls, fairs, corporate fundraisers

  • getting involved in campaigns to improve cancer care

  • speaking about macmillan in the community

  • helping at local runs,swims or walks. 

Location

Hull and East Yorkshire

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

what you can gainfrom being part of the action team:




  • satisfaction that you are making a difference to the lives of people affected by cancer

  • chance to develop your skills, gain experience,and improve your c.v

  • meet new people as part of your involvement in the action team

  • be kept up to date with local work of macmillan

  • reasonable out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed according to guidelines 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • enthusiasm and willingness

  • good communication skills and friendly attitude

  • an ability to use own initiative

  • an interest in cancer care would be beneficial in addition to an interest in macmillan care

Availability

Ad hoc basis and volunteers can choose to opt in or out depending on their other responsibilities. you will be informed of events via regular emails

Additional Info

Becky read fundraising manager  b.read@macmillan.org.uk.



website www.macmillan.org



you can sign up and view other volunterring roles on the macmillan website please tell them you saw this opportunity on the Hull student website thank you 

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Organisation Name
HEY Mind
Title of role
Mental Health awareness
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Supporting our awareness raising stands and fundraising activities, for example awareness stands at supermarkets and shopping centres, at festivals and events. Also bucket collections, and supporting fundraising events with raffle ticket sales, ticket collection, etc.



We have an elephant 'mascot' and are always looking for volunteers to dress up too!



Mental health often suffers a stigma, so we aim to raise awareness as often as possible. We also need to raise the money we need to support people in the local area with their mental health needs. We support over 2000 people each year, but would like to be able to do more.

Location

Various across Hull and East Riding

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

all training will be given

Personal qualities and requirements
-
Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

Volunteers need to be enthusiastic and confident in speaking to people

Availability

various dates and times across the year

Additional Info

Claire Thomas

Partnerships Officer



clairethomas1@HEYmind.org.uk



 



 













 
   


 



 



 



 



 



Hull and East Yorkshire Mind

01482 240200

Wellington House 108 Beverley Road Hull HU3 1XA



Registered Charity No: 1101976   Registered Company No:  4936165

http://www.HEYMind.org.uk



Please tell Claire that you saw the opportuinty on the Hull University Student Union  website Thank you 

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Organisation Name
Recycling Unlimited
Title of role
Mental Health Volunteer
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Recycling Unlimited offer support for people with mental health problems, learning difficulties and ethnic minorities or disadvantaged backgrounds by recruiting them to recycle products to sell,  refurbing furniture and working in the recycling shops to sell the furniture they have made. They have a timber DIY shop where volunteers can make new items such as benches and planter to sell i "the Yard" which is one of the amazing shops they have.



They offer the opportunitiy of therapeutic and relaxing gardening and horticulture at three sites in Hull. . Their experiences include bee keeping and raising chickens and rabbits as well as gardening and planting vegetables.



They need volunteers to help in all areas from working in the two shops on newland avenue to working in the farms at one of three sites Beverley Road, Bontoft avenue or Woodmansey.



Van and delivery drivers are needed to collect donated items and deliver recycled items.



they also need social media users to help with facebook, twitter and gumtree.



 



    

Location

Retail shops on Newland Avenue HU52ER



City Farm 48 Beverley Road HU31YE



Bontoft units and allotment HU54HF



Small holding at Woodmansey HU17OTH

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training will be given 

Personal qualities and requirements

Driving license essential for driving role.



Must be enthusiastic and be able to work in a team.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop
-
Availability

open from 8-30am - 5pm monday to saturday 



Times are varied to suit volunteers. 

Additional Info

for more information please contact



Eddie Brooks Email: recycling.unlimited@yahoo.co.uk



Telephone: 01482 343726



Website www.recyclingunlimited.org.uk



Please tell them that you saw this opportunity on the Hullstudent website.



Thank you

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Organisation Name
Reece Brocklesby Friends Forever
Title of role
Reece Brocklesby Friends Forever
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Fundraiser needed to Plan, Organise and Project manage charitable fundraising events to raise not only funds but awareness about this wonderful charity. This could be anything from a cake sale to an evening event or sporting event to suit you and your availability.



 



R.B.F.F are fundraising to purchase a fully adapted holiday home for disabled and terminally ill children to enjoy family holidays together and build those forever memories. Reece sadly passed away aged 16 and the family want to help all his friends that he left behind.   

Location

Various locations around Hull.



Wherever you see an opportunity to help raise awareness of the charity. 

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

You will recieve support from Reeces family and the charity trustees who will advise and where possible participate in your event

Personal qualities and requirements

A confident outlook and excellent communication skills are essential as you will be speaking to members of the public and possibly other charities.



A willingness to encourage others to help you fundraise will be helpful. 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

This will offer you the opportunity of helping a worthwhile charity while at the same time recieveing the experience of project managing an event and gaining valuable work experience and life skills. 

Availability

You can choose how much or little time you wish to donate as the charity believes every little helps and any of the time you offer is a huge help to the charity.



Work it around your studies at your convenience.



 



The charity may ask you for additional support from time to time such as possibly manning a stall to raise awareness but the choice is yours and the charity will respect your choice. 



 

Additional Info

To speak to a trustee or find out more about the charity contact www.facebook.com/rbff16  email rbff16@yahoo.co.uk call lisa 07999031066



when you contact this charity please let them know you saw the opportunity on the Hull University Students Union Website Thank you

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Organisation Name
Leukaemia Care
Title of role
Student Ambassador Programme
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

There are lots of exciting roles available from raising awareness to raising money.




  • Put up an awareness stand on campus 

  • hold an on campus fundraisier

  • take control of some collection tins

  • fundraising events

  • patient events

  • london marathon cheer squad.



We would love to have you on board!

Location

Various around Hull

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Training given

Personal qualities and requirements

No one knows your University and local area like you and we are always open to ideas of how you can help to raise funds for Leukaemia care.

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

we will provide you with all the material you need to make your friends and fellow students awre of the symptoms of blood cancer.

Availability

Various hours to suit you and your course.

Additional Info

Contact: michaela.camfield@leukaemiacare.org.uk  phone: 01905 755977



Student fundraising team student@leukaemiacare.org.uk



Visit the website : www.leukaemiacare.org.uk



Email:   info@leukaemiacare.org.uk



 Please tell them you saw this opportunity on the Hull University Student Website thank you. 

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Organisation Name
CESO
Title of role
Various volunteering roles
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Ceso = Community Empowerment support Organisation. We are a UK charity running a school in Kaningo, Sierra Leone. Named the Ivor Leigh Memorial School. We offer a primary education to over 300 children in a school that we built. We need help to raise £10,000 for a kitchen and food programme to provide these children with a daily meal.  



We need volunteers to help out raising awareness, raising funds, and possibly help setting up webpages and facebook pages as our website is currently in need of updating.



   

Location

United Kingdom



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What kind of support/supervision will you receive?
-
Personal qualities and requirements

You will need to be able to work on your own initiative and organise your fundraisers and awareness days so a positive attitude and good management are vital. 

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

You will be helping children less fortunate have a better way of living by using your skills to help us fundraise, raise awareness of our cause and help us update our media out put to raise awareness.  

Availability

You will do any hours to suit you and your course and can do as much as you like to help out.For more details about this charity please speak to the Community Volunteering co-ordinator at HUU. 

Additional Info

Please contact the Community Volunteering Co- ordinator Angie Drinkall for more information about this charity on



huu-volunteering@hull.ac.uk



01482 466295



 



thank you  

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Organisation Name
Viking FM Cash for Kids
Title of role
Viking FM's Cash for Kids
Number of volunteer places available
{places_amount}
Tasks

Viking FM's cash for kids is in need of volunteers to help across a diverse range of events from running stalls at fun days, present storting and packing and getting ready for the Mission Christmas campaign. 



 

Location

Volunteering at a range of events across the region, based from 



The Boathouse, Commercial Road, Hull, HU1 2SG

What kind of support/supervision will you receive?

Some training will be provided. 

Personal qualities and requirements

  • upbeat

  • proactive

Work-ready skills you will learn or develop

  • good communicator

  • cash handling skills

Availability

Flexible and ongoing commitment from 5-7 hours per week, with the following key dates:




  • Mission Christmas: 13th November - 17th December

  • Superhero Day - May (tbc)

Additional Info

For more information please see: 



www.vikingfm/charity



Please say that you found this opportunity through the hullstudent.com website



Kathryn Biggin - Charity Fundraising Executive




  • 01482 593077

  • Kathryn.biggin@vikingfm.co.uk

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