By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….
The Faculty of Sports Sciences of Near East University held a charity bazaar with a slogan “We are also in the fight against cancer” to support Kemal Saraçoğlu Foundation for Children with Leukaemia and Cancer.
The charity bazaar received a lot of interest and the products which the Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences prepared were sold for charity. The event had also been an opportunity for faculty students to spend quality time with the NEU academic members. Furthermore, as a result of the charity bazaar everyone involved was happy to have been able to touch another child fighting against cancer.
Providing further details, it was expressed that the total amount collected through sales made at the bazaar was donated to Kemal Saraçoğlu Foundation for Children with Leukaemia and Cancer. Additionally, a dance performance was held at the charity bazaar by the Near East University Dance Club students alongside musical performances by a music group entitled “Gece Vardiyası”; all adding an additional ‘flavour’ to the event.
The Vice Rector of Near East University Prof. Dr. Tamer Şanlıdağ and Dean of NEU Faculty of Sports Sciences Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tiryakioğlu also supported the meaningful event. Making a statement on the matter they expressed that events such as the one carried out were quite significant since they were a part of the social responsibility and that there was a need for more and more social responsibility events for the community. They added that Near East University Faculty of Sports Sciences will be continuing to organise such events. They ended their words by expressing many thanks to everyone involved in the successful event.