After witnessing life beyond “Lexus cages” during a service trip to Guatemala in 2007, Thompson combined his passion for service with his athletic talent by spearheading two 335-mile bicycling campaigns through Michigan. His efforts have raised nearly $40,000, funds that have gone toward providing food for children in Guatemala and building schools in Haiti.
Writer in residence Lyonel Trouillot presented the “Everlasting Struggle Between ‘We’ and ‘I’” in Levinthal Hall yesterday evening. Trouillot spoke about current challenges in Haiti and how these challenges manifest themselves in Haitian literature.
A group of experts motivated by the earthquake that struck Haiti in January, killing more than 200,000 people and rendering an estimated one million Haitians homeless, gathered here on Monday to discuss methods for communities to recover from and prepare for earthquakes.
According to the latest statistics from the ASSU Haiti Earthquake Response Web site, 3,388 people from 23 colleges have raised more than $305,000 in a unified relief effort benefitting Partners in Health since the Haiti earthquake struck Jan. 12.
In the two days between the call and their Friday departure, the eight-person team could only imagine the devastation that awaited them…
Early Saturday afternoon, Dance Marathon first-timers and veterans alike arrived at the Arrillaga Alumni center…
In the wake of the disastrous Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake, ASSU executives on campus are continuing their search to fill a newly-created paid position: “Haiti relief czar.”
The Stanford-founded group hit $50,000 late Friday night. Sterling Stamos, a Menlo Park-based investment firm, matched the goal, resulting in a total donation of $100,000 to Partners in Health, an international organization that provides medical care in Haiti, Rwanda and other nations.