Fraternities, Sororities Raise $4,249 for Salvation Army; IUP Continuing Angels’ Wings Donation Project

Posted on 11/19/2019 2:20:47 PM

For the 14th year, IUP’s fraternities and sororities worked together to raise funds for the local Salvation Army.

This year, the students raised $4,249.90 by soliciting donations in the community. With this year’s donation, the IUP Greek community has raised $40,726.50 over the past 14 years of being involved in the project. 

The students presented the funds to the Salvation Army at its annual Red Kettle breakfast on November 19. The breakfast event kicks off the Red Kettle donation program in the community. 

IUP President Michael Driscoll introduced the students in attendance at the breakfast to the crowd. 

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From left, Matt Van Etten, a finance and economics major from Shillington; Lexie Pollock, a political science major from Gibsonia; President Driscoll; Na’eem Allen-Stills, an exercise science major from Philadelphia; Dara Thomas, a criminology major from Canonsburg; Betsy Sarneso, assistant director of fraternity and sorority life and student engagement at IUP

Angels’ Wings Program

Again this year, IUP’s Office of Service Learning in the Career and Professional Development Center is coordinating a drive on the IUP campus for the Angels’ Wings program, a holiday gift-giving program created to provide gifts for more than 2,000 children, elderly, and physically/mentally challenged people in the Indiana area.

Tags with gift requests can be picked up in the following campus buildings November 18–22, 2019:

  • Hadley Union Building Atrium
  • Davis Hall 
  • Office of Student Affairs, Sutton Hall
  • Johnson Hall 
  • Stouffer Hall 
  • Uhler Hall
  • McElhaney Hall
  • Eberly College of Business and Information Technology

Unwrapped gifts with the tag secured to the gift with tape should be dropped off at the HUB Atrium at the Angel Tree table from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on December 2 and 3, 2019. 

Gifts can also be dropped off in Pratt Hall 302 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on December 2 and from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on December 3. 

For more information, contact Brianna Faber at shfw@iup.edu or Angela Martinelli at martinel@iup.edu, 302 Pratt Hall, 724-357-2235.

Angels’ Wings Book Drive

The IUP Libraries, in partnership with the Indiana Gazette and the Indiana County Community Action Program, is sponsoring the Angels’ Wings Book Drive through December 6.

Please consider purchasing a new book for a disadvantaged child this holiday season. For more information, contact Kelly Heider, education librarian, at kheider@iup.edu