Tag Archives: charity

Former Fresno State student lost her parents to homicide, suicide

A former Fresno State student and her siblings are reeling from loss after her parents died – her mother falling victim to homicide along with her mother’s boyfriend and her father ending his own life after. Mai Ker Vue, also ...

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Once he needed a wish, now he’s making them happen

A Fresno State athlete is using his class project as a chance to spread holiday cheer. Track athlete Jahwanza Lawford and a group of students are taking part in “Macy’s Believe” campaign benefitting the Make-A-Wish foundation for a project in ...

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These two students are feeding the homeless, and they need your help

Millions of families will come together this holiday season to enjoy festivities and new or old traditions. For two Fresno State students, a new tradition for them during the holidays will be to bring awareness about homelessness and delivering food ...

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Former student killed in Las Vegas massacre

Fresno State alumna Kelsey Meadows was killed on Sunday in Las Vegas’ mass shooting on Sunday, which is the largest and deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. According to the Associated Press, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock killed 59 people at a ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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‘Super’ run for charity

Fresno State’s Sports Psychology Club is preparing for a super weekend. The club is hosting its Super Fun Super Run at 8 a.m. Saturday near the North Gym in which participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero. ...

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Running for Color and Charity

Central Valley residents, children and students ran  ‘The Graffiti Run’ that benefits local high school Newcomers and returning runners gathered in Woodward Park Sunday to participate in The Graffiti Run, a 5K run that drowns runners in various color powders ...

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Color Me Rad hits Fresno

Hundreds of Fresno State students participated in Saturday’s rainbow-spattered race Color Me Rad, either running the 5K course or volunteering their time. Part of the proceeds from the sold-out event will go toward benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of ...

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Bulldog Pantry to hold help-needy walk

The Bulldog Pantry will hold a Will Walk for Food drive to help raise funds for food that is purchased each week to help those in need.

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Fresno State fraternities, sororities launch Haiti relief fund drive

Fraternities and sororities at California State University, Fresno are doing their part to aid earthquake victims with a weeklong “Hope for Haiti – Greeks Giving Back Coin Collection” at three Fresno intersections during morning and afternoon commute times.

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Book drive helps rebuild education in Uganda

Twenty-three years of war has devastated the education system in northern Uganda.

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Have a heart

If going without a cup of coffee in the morning or an extra bean burrito at lunch meant that you could give a dollar to feed an entire family for a day, would you do it? If so, the Community Food Bank needs your help.

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Fresno State hosts Dec. 6 Toys for Tots run

The Craig School of Business will co-sponsor the Pelco Toys for Tots Holiday Fun Run on campus Saturday, Dec. 6.

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Students bowl as Big Brothers Big Sisters

Imagine being a young child living in a low income neighborhood with a mother who works two jobs struggling just to get food on the table. Increased numbers of children in Fresno are living in similar non-traditional homes.

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Book fair benefits Read Fresno

Yesterday the Kennel Bookstore hosted a book fair in conjunction with Books are Fun, an affiliate of Reader’s Digest, which donated 10 percent of their proceeds to Read Fresno.

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A dollar can go a long way


For the cost of a morning cup of coffee, an entire meal can be provided for a family in need.

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Students write relief to children’s hospital patients

In his epistle to the saints, Jude gave counsel for those of spiritual weakness. He encouraged those of spiritual strength for their “compassion, making a difference.” A children’s research hospital in Memphis, Tenn., which bears the name of the disciple Jude, is requesting that everyone who is able to write their own epistles for those in need of physical relief.

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Students take action for relief

Rachael Buckley (front) and Lauren Kwiatkowski of Kappa Kappa Gamma took a post at the northeastern corner of Shaw and Cedar avenues on Monday morning to collect money that will be given to the American Red Cross.
Two college students took their post on the northeast corner of Shaw and Cedar avenues early Monday morning with the same goal –– to raise funds for the victims of the southern California wildfires.

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