Widener Law Community Initiatives to Benefit People of Haiti
Web Editor - Published: January 21, 2010
HaitiHelpPromov2235Students on both Widener Law campuses have put together fundraising efforts to benefit the people of Haiti who have been affected by the devastating Earthquake that hit the island nation on Tuesday, January 12th. The Earthquake measured a 7.0 on the Richter magnitude scale and caused massive destruction in Port-au-Prince, the capital city.

On the Harrisburg campus, the Caribbean Community Group is collecting donations of canned food, medical supplies, and clothing of any type in the Pit from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, Tuesday, January 19th. Students Gabriela Raful and Nicole Radziwicz are leading this effort. In addition, the Harrisburg SBA is sponsoring a 9 Ball Pool Tournament at Sam Bucca's in Harrisburg at 10 p.m. on Thursday, January 21st to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti.

In Delaware, the Student Bar Association has put together several fundraisers to benefit Doctors Without Borders. These events are:
  • A special Quizzo Night at Scrimmages on Tuesday, January 19th at 8:00 pm. There will be a $5 fee to play.
  • On Wednesday, January 20th and Thursday, January 21st, the SBA will hold a bake sale from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on Main Street in the Main Law Building. Students interested in helping out can contribute baked goods or sign up to sit at the table on the SBA’s TWEN page.
  • The American Association for Justice is hosting a Student Auction on Wednesday, January 27th beginning at 8:30 pm at Scrimmages. Students will be auctioning off services ranging from babysitting and dorm/office cleaning to car repair.
Continue to watch this announcement for additional events or fundraisers that may be added.