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Thursday, October 15, 2015

SU Student United Way Chapter Earns Financial Stability Award

United Way logoSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Student United Way chapter recently earned the 2014-15 Student United Way Income Award for its impact on financial stability in the community.

The honor was announced during the annual Student United Way Leadership Retreat in Arlington, VA. SU members attending included Aaron Coles, vice president; Orhagha Sido, treasurer; and Nicole Ambroise, campus representative.

SU’s Student United Way chapter (the first in Maryland) is a partnership between the University and the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore. It provides students with opportunities to volunteer, and raise funds and awareness for health, education and financial stability issues in the region.

Projects during the chapter’s 2014-15 year included building wheelchair ramps for individuals with disabilities, providing landscaping for low-income families, volunteering at the Salisbury Christian Shelter, holiday bell ringing for the Salvation Army, working with area youth at the Salisbury Urban Ministries Kids’ Café and advocating for the United Way to help community members in need.

For more information about SU, call 410-543-6030 or visit the University’s website at www.salisbury.edu.


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