The Wilkes University Running Club Raises Funds to Ease Home Heating Crisis
The Wilkes University Running Club held its annual 100-mile Relay for Heat to raise funds to assist local families with their heating bills.
The club raised $1,870 by collecting donations around campus and the community. Contributions are given to the Commission on Economic Opportunity Martin Luther King Fuel Fund and used exclusively to avert home heating crises. Pictured, from left to right, are: Kevin Kachurak, Wilkes University student and running club treasurer; Dave Ritter, director of housing counseling at the Commission on Economic Opportunity and Wilkes alumnus; Olivia Schlottmann, Wilkes University student and running club president; William Terzaghi, Wilkes University professor of biology and running club advisor.