AUNE Raises $1,354 to Help Hurricane Irene Victims

With donations from many local businesses, Antioch University New England (AUNE) raised $1,354 at a benefit September 1 to help victims of Hurricane Irene. The money will go to the American Red Cross to assist people in New Hampshire and Vermont who suffered from the storm.

The spirit of generosity and hope in communities where people come together to help each other touches us all. Please help us thank these generous local businesses by visiting their restaurant or store and by friending them on Facebook:

Ramuntos Pizza
Panera Bread
Elm City Brewery
Cherry Garden Chinese and Japanese Cuisine.
Toadstool Bookshops
Elm City Bagels
Dunkin Donuts
Harlow Farm
Your Kitchen Store
Nan’s Italian Deli
Pizza Pi

Thank you to all the individuals who donated items to our yard sale, bake sale and silent auction. Our thanks also go to those who gave—and continue to give—their time and money to support neighbors devastated by Hurricane Irene.

There are several avenues through which you can help out through the Red Cross. The most direct way is to give money—the Red Cross makes it easy to do that through its website. You can also help out by donating blood or volunteering. Visit the Red Cross website to find out more.