Contributions to Case Western Reserve University's 2009 Charity Choice Campaign have been tallied, and faculty and staff have once again answered the call to assist people and organizations in need of a helping hand.
Employees donated a total of $204,308 from September to December 2009, surpassing the university's goal of raising $200,000.
"We thank you for participating in this year's campaign. You--along with your charity of choice--are making an ongoing difference in our community," said Charity Choice Campaign co-chairs W. A. "Bud" Baeslack III, provost and executive vice president, and Lev S. Gonick, vice president for information technology services and chief information officer.
Through the Charity Choice Campaign each fall, members of the campus community can designate a donation to three umbrella agencies that distribute funds to hundreds of local and national agencies:
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