Arizona Daily Wildcat
September 14, 2005
ArizonaCares collecting hurricane victim supplies
Members of ArizonaCares will be collecting supplies for hurricane relief efforts today on the UA Mall.
The organization will be collecting cash or checks, hygiene supplies, basic first aid supplies, emergency supplies such as blankets and pillows and school supplies for Hurricane Katrina victims.
The drop off location for supplies will be near the south end of the UA Mall in front of the Student Union Memorial Center.
ArizonaCares is comprised of members from the Arizona Student Unions, the Universities Activities Board, the Arizona Blue Chip Program, Greek Life, the Dean of Students Office and Arizona Athletics.
UMC gives $94,000 to Red Cross
The president of the University Medical Center presented a check to the Red Cross yesterday in the amount of $93,985.50.
UMC President and CEO Greg Pivirotto presented the check to Richard White, the president of the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Red Cross, on behalf of hospital and staff.
UMC staff and physicians collected $58,985.50 toward disaster relief and the UMC chipped in a corporate contribution of $35,000 for the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.