The Daily Eastern News

Carnegie Public Library waiving late book fees for food donations

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2019

Members of the Charleston community who have late book fines for the Carnegie Public Library can waive their fees by donating food, which will go to the Charleston Food Pantry, in the month of June. The library is accepting a wide variety of food and toiletry items, including juice, cereal, pasta, ...

Local musicians to perform old-time music at Roc’s

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 6, 2019

People can gather at Roc’s Blackfront Tavern & Grill Sunday afternoon to listen to old-time tunes from local musicians while giving back to the Charleston community. Gaye Harrison, organizer for Roc’s Old Time Jam and fiddler for the band Motherlode, said local musicians will play traditional...

Hunger Action Month activities exceed initial goals

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2016

  The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism raised over $900 during Hunger Action Month, with the money coming from numerous fundraisers and Coin Wars. All proceeds will be donated to three local food pantries. The Coin Wars competition, where different departments competed to collect...

Students help hungry families with ‘Cans 4 A Cause’

Maria Baldwin, Sports Feature Reporter

November 10, 2016

“Cans 4 A Cause,” a benefit organized by students from CMN 3950, a class about conferences and event planning, collected donations of canned foods Wednesday night in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The canned goods were collected and donated to the Charleston...

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