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Purdue student groups raise more than $3,400 for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student organizations have raised more than $3,400 for Haiti through a host of campus wide events over the past few weeks.

Some student groups are continuing their collection efforts. One group, the Prephysician Assistant Club, is collecting non-perishable food items to send to Haiti through a local organization. Donation boxes have been placed at residence halls.

Faculty, students or staff also can donate to The Purdue Haiti Relief Fund, said Pablo Malavenda, associate dean of student activities.

Those interested in giving can make donations in person at the Purdue Student Government Office in Stewart Center, Room G6. They also can mail checks, money orders or cash to 128 Memorial Mall, Box 640, Stewart Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN 47907. Checks should be made payable to “Purdue Haiti Relief Fund.” Donations to this fund are not tax-deductible. Those wishing to make tax-deductible donations must make such contributions directly to the Red Cross.

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