Georgia Tech Collecting Gifts For Refugees Living In Atlanta
Posted November 24, 2009 | Atlanta, GA
Student members of Georgia Tech's Chapter of AIESEC are partnering with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to collect gifts for high school-aged refugees living in Atlanta.
Bring new or softly used gifts to the Student Involvement Center (in the Student Center above Einstein's), the Student Success Center, North Avenue Housing Office, East Campus Housing Office, or the Office of Success Programs (located on the third floor of the Instructional Center) by December 4.
Gifts should be appropriate for males and females between the ages of 15 and 19. Gift recommendations include used MP3 players, headphones, DVDs, blank CDs, art supplies, clothing, or shoes.
AIESEC "is a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students
and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Its members are interested in world issues,
leadership, and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual
orientation,creed, religion, national, ethnic, or social origin," according to the organization's Web site. They seek to "enable young people to explore and develop their leadership potential for them to have a positive impact in society." In addition to hosting numerous event on the Georgia Tech campus, AIESEC members volunteer throughout communities in Atlanta and the organization sponsors international internship experiences.