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Bethel Students Aid in Hurricane Relief

On Tuesday, October 12 at 6 p.m., an estimated 35 people, including members of the Bethel College Wrestling Team, staff and faculty, will depart from the college* and travel to the cities of storm-ravaged Sebring and Wauchula in central Florida to help with hurricane relief efforts. The volunteers will spend their fall break helping to repair roofs, remove trees and perform general cleanup tasks for the hurricane victims and their families.

The team will also be transporting non-perishable food items to the Florida hurricane victims. The food was collected by the Bethel chapter of Students in Free Enterprise (S.I.F.E.), who organized a small food drive during the college's recent Community Service Day.

Once in Florida, the team will transport the food to a local church, which will then distribute it to families in need.  

For more information or to arrange for an interview or photo opportunity, please contact the Office of Public Relations, 574.257.3331.

*Editor's note: The Bethel College hurricane relief team will load the bus at the main entrance of the Wiekamp Athletic Center at 5:30 p. m. on Tuesday, October 12. Departure is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. For on-site interviews, you may ask for team leader Steve Yaw.