Students To Raise Money For El Salvador Earthquake Victims
31, 2001 -- A group of University of Virginia students
is mounting a month-long campaign to raise money for victims of
the deadly earthquake that struck El Salvador on Jan. 13.
p.m. reception Feb. 1 at U.Va.'s Spanish House on Jefferson Park
Avenue will launch the El Salvador Earthquake Aid Campaign
about a dozen Salvadoran students here, "El Salvador has a significant
presence at the University for such a small and relatively poor
country," notes Pablo Davis, an assistant dean working with U.Va.
students to raise money.
organization, U.Va. Nursing Students Without Borders, has made several
trips to El Salvador for health outreach. "I think the earthquake
fundraising campaign can not only help El Salvador but also help
build new relationships and alliances within our own University
and local community," Davis said.
from the University and the community are welcomed.
checks payable to the "El Salvador Earthquake Aid" at the University
of Virginia Fund, and send them to Bonnie Ford, U.Va. Fund, Alumni
Hall, P. O. Box 3447, Charlottesville 22903. Funds raised will be
forwarded to the Central Virginia Chapter of the American Red Cross
for transfer to the Red Cross in El Salvador.
more information about the Campaign visit the Web site at www.Virginia.edu/deanofstudents/decano-salvador.html
more information, contact students Camila Figueroa at (804) 296-4497
or at cmf@virginia,edu; Federico
Avila at (804) 972-9758 or at Federico@virginia.edu,
or Raquel Orellana, (804) 243-0090 or email her at email@example.com.
Pablo Davis can be reached at (804) 982-2683 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Katherine Jackson, (804) 924-3629