Greeks Meet With Recipients of Fundraising Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 11-08-2010

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
530-898-4143

California State University, Chico fraternities and sororities will recognize community organizations who received funds or goods donated during October’s 2010 Greek Week during a special event Wed., Nov. 17.

CSU, Chico Greeks raised $5,000 for local nonprofits, gathered more than 4,000 cans of food for the needy and held the largest blood drive in campus history during Greek Week Oct. 9 to 17.

Representatives from Big Brothers, Big Sisters, the Boys & Girls Clubs, the Gateway Science Museum, Handi-Riders, the Sunshine Connection, Blood Source and the Jesus Center are scheduled to attend the event.

Benefiting charitable groups was a big part of the 2010 Greek Week, which had the theme “Kids These Days.” Fraternities and sororities formed teams that competed in a wide range of philanthropic, athletic and creative activities.

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