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Clarion University Student Campaign Will Feed 100 Local Families
(PHOTO: From left – Emily Weaver, advisor for Eagle Ambassadors; Jeff MacTaggart, senior director of dining services at Chartwells; Christopher Enos, president of Eagle Ambassadors; Allie Staunch, Eagle Ambassadors; Olivia Garrett, vice-president of Eagle Ambassadors and chair of Donate-a-Meal; Madison Campos, treasurer of Eagle Ambassadors; Renee Vowinckel, Clarion County Community Action.)
Students were invited to donate the value of their November 19 board meals to the campaign; 466 students donated meals.
Donations also included $23.00 in cash and a $250.00 donation from Clarion University Alumni Association Board of Directors, as well as a $500.00 donation from Manor United Methodist Church of Shippenville.
The total raised was $1,868.00, with which Chartwells, the university’s dining service, purchased 60 turkeys and 40 hams. The turkeys and hams were donated to Clarion County Community Action, which will distribute the food to area families in need.
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