Caldwell Fellows seeking donations for Habitat for Humanity

September 27, 2011
By Bill Krueger

cald-hab-shacks-2The shacks may be gone from the Brickyard, but the Caldwell Fellows are continuing their effort to raise money for Habitat for Humanity.

The 21st annual Shack-a-Thon took place last week, with 25 student organizations building a total of 17 shacks on the Brickyard. The Caldwell Fellows built a shack in eight hours out of scrap wood that was donated to the Habitat Re-Store after the shack was taken down.

Fellows slept in the shack every night last week, through rain and shine, to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.

cald-hab-shack-1That effort continues through Friday, and the Fellows are appealing to alumni to help them raise at least $300 more. You can contribute online or drop donations off at the Caldwell Fellows office in Pullen Hall.

The Caldwell Fellows program is an intensive leadership-development scholarship program that was created by the Alumni Association to honor the legacy of Chancellor John T. Caldwell.


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