Campbell University students raise funds for Harnett County Habitat for Humanity

December 1, 2009 | Leave a Comment

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Students from Campbell University's Communication Studies Capstone course presented a check to Harnett County Habitat for Humanity at a presentation held on Dec. 1 in Buies Creek. The students coordinated a fundraiser for the organization as part of their semester-long awareness campaign entitled "H.U.G.S.- Helping Us Grow Stronger."

The students sold lights on Campbell's Christmas tree and recognized donors at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting event held on Monday Nov. 16. Their goal was to raise $1000 for Harnett County Habitat for Humanity. The students exceeded their goal by a third and raised $1,338 in just 2 weeks.

Rev. Keith Goretzka, chair of the board of Harnett County Habitat for Humanity, accepted the check on behalf of the organization.

CUTLINE: Members for capstone class's fundraising team present a check for $1,338 to the Rev. Keith Goretzka, chair of the board of Harnett County Habitat for Humanity. From left to right are Mary Mattson, Amanda Johnson, Desiree John, Sara Mears, Shelley Faircloth, the Rev. Keith Goretzka, Samantha Garrison and Renee Johnson.

Courtesy of Sara Mears, student writer

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