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Fraternity camping out to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity

By Jeanne Baron , WMU News

1679 days ago   Article ID# 1468552
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Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity

KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN (WMU News) - Members of Western Michigan University's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity will camp out for 48 consecutive hours Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 27-29, to raise funds for Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity.

The campout will take place at the Campus Flagpoles, located between Kanley Chapel and the Lee Honors College, from noon Monday to noon Wednesday. The community is invited to visit the campers, learn more about Habitat for Humanity and make a donation. Last year, ATO raised $3,500 for Habitat and this year the goal is to raise more.

"Our Campus Campout is designed to remind students on campus that while we are the privileged few who can attend college, not everyone is as lucky as we are. We sit outside day and night in the middle of campus for a few days no matter the conditions, to get that point across" says Michael Evans, ATO vice president.

WMU's ATO chapter started the Campus Campout in 2003 as a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, which builds or rehabilitates eight homes each year in Kalamazoo County.

"In years past, we've been able to get a good amount of support from local businesses and our friends and families," Evans says. "This year, we're striving for the same support from them, as well as more from our student body at Western so that we can truly have a huge impact on our community. It's a great opportunity to show our student body that Greeks at Western have a big philanthropic impact on Kalamazoo."

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Updated 1679 days ago   Article ID# 1468552

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