Tech Unite Gathers Funds for Harvey Victims

Multiple student organizations and departments at Arkansas Tech University have combined their resources for a philanthropic effort entitled “Tech Unite: Helping Hurricane Harvey Victims.”

Donations will be accepted and forwarded to the Texas Diaper Bank, a non-profit organization that provides children and the elderly with personal care items in times of need.

The project is being organized by the ATU International and Multicultural Student Services Office (IMSSO) and co-sponsored by the following campus entities: College of Arts and Humanities, Because We Can, Department of Diversity and Inclusion, Red Cross Student Association and Student Government Association.

Cash and check donations will be accepted in the Dr. Robert Charles Brown and Jill Lestage Brown Hall lobby and at Hindsman Tower from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 8.

Cash only donations will be accepted at the Walmart SuperCenter at 2409 E. Main St. in Russellville and Kroger at 1009 W. Main St. in Russellville from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10.

Those wishing to make a contribution can also do so at the IMSSO in Tomlinson Hall room 29 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Friday, Sept. 8.

For more information about Tech Unite, call (479) 964-0832.

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