Employees, students donate to help those in need

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast has collected various items for a variety of organizations to help out those in need this holiday season:

  • The School of Applied Science & Engineering Technology adopted a family through the Allen County Christmas Bureau and collected items including food, money, clothing, toys, housewares, and more. (To learn more about these efforts, contact the school’s administrative assistant Joyce Kerns at 481-2264 or jkerns@ivytech.edu.)
  • Ivy Tech Northeast’s Early Childhood Education student organization, IvyAEYC (which stands for the Association for the Education of Young Children) collected more than 150 items for the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, including socks, hats, mittens, scarves, and undergarments for children. (To learn more about these efforts, contact Early Childhood Education assistant professor Mary Musson at 480-4154 or mmusson@ivytech.edu.)
  • The Ivy Tech Student Nurse Organization is collecting flip flops for men at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission, which are used for showering, as required by the facility. The group is also collecting food for the AIDS Task Force; booties for the March of Dimes; and hygiene items for Charis House. (To learn more about these efforts, contact School of Nursing dean Jewel Diller at 480-4275 or jdiller@ivytech.edu.)