It takes a Neighborhood: Fundraiser for Ryves set for Feb. 18

The beginning of the academic year is typically marked with school supply drives for low-income students, but as the spring semester approaches, those supplies tend to dry up.

This problem is exacerbated when students cannot afford basics such as socks and underwear, so the Ryves Community Optimist Club is lending a hand with “Growing up in the Hood,” a fundraiser set for 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 at the Sycamore Banquet Center. The Optimist Club was assembled to address the needs of the Ryves neighborhood children by supporting much-needed projects and raising funds.

Read more on ISU Newsroom.


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