Ten ACU students to volunteer time Saturday for humanitarian relief

For Immediate Release
Jan. 10, 2001

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Tom Craig, Director of Media and Community Relations

Ten Abilene Christian University students will volunteer their time Saturday to repackage pharmaceutical supplies to be distributed by Healing Hands International, a humanitarian relief organization based in Nashville, Tenn., with warehouse space in Abilene.

The ACU students will work from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the former grocery store at 949 S. Judge Ely Blvd. replacing pharmaceuticals in first aid kits donated to Healing Hands International by a major airline.

Dr. Ed Enzor, who serves on the board for Healing Hands International, said, "We have replacement packs to be inserted in the kits that will make them up to snuff, and then they'll be ready to ship out."

The first aid kits will be distributed throughout the world as needed, Enzor explained. Probable destinations include Honduras and Africa.

"This kind of work is a great way for students to get involved in real humanitarian work, and it helps us expedite the process of distributing needed supplies," Enzor said.

For more information about Healing Hands International, go to their Web site at http://www.hhi-aid.org/Mission/body_mission.html.


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