A month into the new year, numerous student groups have found creative ways to support local causes, including:
The 9th Grade Social Action Committee's Food Drive for the Capital Area Food Bank continues through February 28. Collection boxes are in the 1st Floor, 4th Floor, Atrium, and Commons.
This past Wednesday, the Asian Students Association hosted a "bake and snack" sale to benefit Asian American Youth LEAD, including traditional snacks and bubble teas.
At a two-day bake sale, SSASI (Students Supporting All Sexualities & Identities) raised funds for Casa Ruby, a DC nonprofit serving transgender, genderqueer, and gender non-conforming people. Every SSASI member contributed their time or baked goods (or both) to the effort.
Cheers to Ethan M. '24, the winner of the Fundraising Club's Candy Jar Fundraiser. Proceeds are headed to Children's National Hospital.
The Oxford Comma Club concludes a paperback book drive to support DC Books to Prisons this week. Founded in 1999, this non-profit provides free books in more than 600 prisons.