After any natural disaster Americans look to do their part in donating to relief funds. But how much of our money donated goes directly to relief? A sad fact is that research is needed before donating.
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, La Verne alumnus Charlene Marie King brought hope to the Gulf Coast by volunteering her time and rebuilding houses that had been destroyed. To this day, she continues to volunteer in areas that have been affected by natural disasters.
When most people leave work they look forward to going home and relaxing, but not in the case of Melissa Lau.
The Interfaith Student Council held a day of service event with the Grow Better Together campaign on Saturday. It was a volunteer day dedicated to planting and cleaning community gardens. There was also a canned food and toy drive.
Brianne Ray and Janet Romero, members of Psi Chi, met their fellow members Tuesday to put together Halloween goodie bags as part of their philanthropy event for the month of October.
Every year, countless walks, raffles and events collect money for causes people are passionate about.
Frantz Athletic Court was roaring with music and students Tuesday night during Phi Sigma Sigma’s annual Kicks for Kidneys fundraiser.
Junior Jessica Gerard stops by to get a massage from Ariel Guldstrand, a junior athletic training major, outside the Athletic Pavilion on Tuesday.
The Campus Activities Board and International Student Organization held a Japan relief event Tuesday in Sneaky Park to raise money for those in need.
Bill Gates led a question-and-answer session on March 10 in Bridges Auditorium in Claremont in front of students from Pomona College and Harvey Mudd College. Gates spoke little about Microsoft and instead focused more on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, healthcare, agriculture and his other philanthropic ventures.