Students Reach Out To Earthquake Victims

1 decade 1 year 8 months ago Thursday, December 08 2005 Dec 8, 2005 Thursday, December 08, 2005 3:44:40 PM CST December 08, 2005 in News

Now the many survivors left homeless are dealing with temperatures colder than those here in mid-Missouri. Campus groups braved the cold to raise money for the survivors on Thursday. The money will be used for shelter for the victims and a new village at the foot of the Himalayas. Rose Procter is part of the organization that is building the village of hope for 1,000 surviving children.

"We have a primary school inside the village for the children, the shelters themselves, and a hospital and counseling center on side for the children to give them some sense of normalcy," said Procter, the director of the International Medical and Educational Trust (IMET).

To donate money for the orphaned children and other survivors of the earthquake, visit the IMET website.

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