Thursday, April 29, 2010

Saint Mary’s raises $7,242 for Haiti relief efforts

Throughout the semester, a number of fundraisers have been held by faculty, staff and students to benefit Haiti relief efforts.

An approximate total of $7,242 has been raised at Saint Mary’s through a variety of activities and events including: International Showcase, a faculty/staff chili cookoff, Hope for Haiti, the Cardinal Plunge, Dance for Haiti, an open mic night, a jewelry sale, the Red Card, Let’s Do Lunch and Jeans for a Cause, and a local musical performance by student Steve Schmidt.

Money has been divided among a variety of causes including a Haiti orphanage, the Red Cross, the Brothers of the Christian Schools - LaSalle Haiti Earthquake Appeal, and the Haiti Medical Mission of Wisconsin. Thanks to everyone who so generously donated.