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Campus Involvement

Sharing Music in Jamaica
Music professor Judith Grimes leads more than 150 in day of lessons and concerts.

Haiti Disaster Relief Efforts
Fundraisers, vigils and other activities will raise money and awareness for earthquake victims.

Global Poverty Club
The Elmhurst College Global Poverty Club aims to alleviate the scourge of poverty by enhancing awareness, raising money and showing people what they can do to help. The year-old student organization founded by senior Dan Zarlenga, last fall sponsored a week-long program, Poverty Week, to educate the community on ways it can lessen the suffering caused by poverty. The club has scheduled a Poverty Walk for May, that is also aimed at raising awareness.

Learn more
Breaking the Cycle of Poverty, a report on Poverty Week by Andrew Santella

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