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Purdue, community join Obama’s service challenge for military, families

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue groups and members of faith-based organizations in Greater Lafayette have been selected to join President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge to aid service members, veterans and their families. On Wednesday (Aug. 3), two members of this new Purdue Interfaith Engagement Coalition will attend the White House’s convening of such […]

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Season of Sharing under way at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue students, faculty and staff are joining four local agencies in hopes of making a brighter Christmas for children in Greater Lafayette. The Boiler Volunteer Network’s (BVN) Season of Sharing campaign provided gifts to nearly 300 children last year, and the need is greater this holiday season, says Harry Brown, assistant […]

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Visiting youth to perform charity benefit, community service projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Young people from across the nation will participate in several community outreach events on July 10 and 11 as part of the 2010 National Youth Convention of the New Apostolic Church. Nearly 1,200 of the conventioneers, ages 13-25, will participate in the 2010 Lafayette CureSearch for Children’s Cancer 5 K Walk […]

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Purdue to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with events

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Columbia University law professor Patricia J. Williams will be the keynote speaker at Purdue University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration called “Walk the Talk.” Williams, who is the author of three books and has been published widely in the areas of race, gender, and law, as well as legal […]

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Purdue community contributes more than 12,000 pounds of food

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Boiler Volunteer Network collected more than 12,000 pounds of food this month thanks to Purdue University students, faculty and staff. The eighth annual Fall Harvest Food Drive solicited donations from the Purdue community, with all items going to the Food Finders Food Bank, which serves 16 Indiana counties. Twenty-five student […]

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Boiler Volunteer Network gathering donations for food bank

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s Boiler Volunteer Network kicked off the eighth annual Fall Harvest Food Drive on Monday (Oct. 27). Students, faculty and staff will be able to donate to the food drive through Nov. 21. All donations will benefit Food Finders Food Bank, which serves 16 counties in Indiana. Boiler Volunteer Network Director […]

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