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UA collects donations for Haiti's earthquake victims

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Lisa Beth Earle | The Daily Wildcat Lisa Beth Earle/ Arizona Daily Wildcat International Student Programs and Services is collecting donations for Haiti.

UA students, faculty, staff and the Tucson community have been doing their part to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti by sending supplies and donations.


The UA Office of International Student Programs and Services collected donations of items requested by the nonprofit organization World Care in the days following the quake.

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World Care is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness in education, health, environmental and community service. It has been based in Tucson since its conception in 1996.


The program's goal is to collect first aid items such as adhesive bandages, gauze and flashlights. They also received personal hygiene items that included soap, shampoo and toothpaste as well as food items such as baby formula, beans and rice.


The donations were collected at UA through Tuesday and delivered to World Care to be sent directly to Haiti. World Care is still accepting donations for Haiti victims, check donation drop off sites at worldcare.org.


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