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Student Fundraisers Help Homeless, Hospital

DEC. 3, 2004--Recent holiday fundraisers held by UW-River Falls students nearly met their goals.

The UW-River Falls organization Campus and Community Fighting Hunger and Homelessness organized a student sleep-out the week of Nov. 15. Some 135 people participated in the sleep-out and raised $1,700. All proceeds go to charity organizations that help people who are hungry and homeless.

Smiles 4 Kids, the newest and biggest student organization at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, organized a dance marathon in the Robert P. Knowles Education and Recreation Center on Nov. 20 to raise money for Gillette Children's Hospital in St. Paul. About 180 students and community members participated in the event and raised more than $10,000.


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