64.1 F
Bellingham
Sunday, May 24, 2020

Students For Action holding fundraiser Sunday for D.C. trip

Students For Action, a group created by student activists from Bellingham high schools calling for increased school safety, will be travelling to Washington D.C. for the March for Our Lives rally on March 24.

The group will be holding a fundraiser from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 11 at HomeSkillet, at 521 Kentucky Street. The fundraiser will include a silent auction, music, speeches and voter registration. Funds will go toward the trip and for the students to continue their work in Washington state after their return.

Last month, students participated in a district-wide walkout protesting gun violence and calling for increased school safety.

The group also has a GoFundMe page where people can donate.

The primary advisor of this group is John Bower, Fairhaven faculty member and father of one of the Students For Action organizers. Bower can be reached at 360-650-7217 or at john.bower@wwu.edu

Facebook event for the fundraiser: https://www.facebook.com/events/2041336282808605/

GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/students-for-action-dc-march

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

3,950FansLike
1,234FollowersFollow
5,458FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

Must Read

Sports: Pros and cons of Seahawks’ NFL draft pick Malik McDowell

Why did the Seahawks go after a defensive tackle with their first selection in the 2017 NFL draft? Coming off...

Resident advisers hold open forum with university officials to discuss concerns

Written by: Bram Briskorn and Questen Inghram Over 300 people packed into Arntzen Hall, room 100 as if it were...

Bellingham chef delivers meals to the vulnerable during COVID-19

Illustration of Ona Lee, chef and founder of Clara's Canning Co., with food, trees and flowers....

Latest News

Bellingham artist creates Washington-themed board game printed on bandanna

Bradley James Lockhart’s Evergreen Bandana Game surpasses its Kickstarter goal by over $9,000

City of Bellingham forecasts a $9.6 million deficit for 2020’s budget

Bellingham City Councilmember Pinky Vargas stated that these forecasts “seem a little optimistic.” An illustration...

Spring student art exhibit postponed

Bachelors of Fine Art student exhibit postponed until Sept. 23 The Bachelors of Fine...

Makeworth Market makes it work

Bellingham business celebrates one-year anniversary amidst COVID-19 restrictions The exterior of Makeworth Market dressed with balloons...

SAIRC provides student support

Campus organization puts on digital events and resources spring quarter A display of the AS...

More Articles Like This