Whittier Law School Donates to American Red Cross in Fundraising Effort for Hurricane Sandy Victims

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Whittier Law School responds to worst storm to hit east coast in years. Whittier Law School students will float boats in the campus fountain during a fundraising effort for Hurricane Sandy disaster victims.

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Hundreds of toy boats will float in the fountains at Whittier Law School on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at noon to raise money for Hurricane Sandy victims, with 100% of the funds going to the American

This storm is one of the nation’s worst, and our law school would like to rally the legal community and the entire Southern California area to step up and donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

To raise money to help victims of Hurricane Sandy, the Student Bar Association at Whittier Law School will sell toy boats in a campaign called “Float Your Boat for Hurricane Sandy Victims.” These boats will be floated on the fountains in front of Whittier Law School on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at noon and will remain all day as a symbol of support for the victims.

The Southern California community, Whittier Law School students, staff and faculty are invited to purchase a small boat for $5.00 or a “fleet” of 12 boats for $50.00. 100% of the proceeds from the sale will go to the American Red Cross for distribution. Community members are invited to purchase a boat online at http://www.law.whittier.edu/sandy and are invited to the Boat Float at Whittier Law School on November 20th.

“This storm is one of the nation’s worst, and our law school would like to rally the legal community and the entire Southern California area to step up and donate to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Let’s fill the fountains with boats that represent our support!” said Jill Hiraizumi, the vice president of Whittier Law School’s Student Bar Association.

About Whittier Law School:

Founded nearly 50 years ago and accredited by the American Bar Association since 1978, Whittier Law School offers a practical, hands-on legal education with experiences in the legal field to prepare lawyers for today’s practice. Whittier Law School is located at 3333 S. Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa, California. For more information, visit http://www.law.whittier.edu or call (714) 444-4141 ext. 130.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information about the American Red Cross, please call 1-800-797-8022 or email info(at)usa(dot)redcross(dot)org.

Contact:
Judy DeVine
Director of Communications
Whittier Law School
(714) 444-4141 ext. 130
jdevine(at)law(dot)whittier(dot)edu
http://www.law.whittier.edu

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