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1 Breast cancer campaigns do little to help cause
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.03
10/23/2017 Columnist Cobb discuses how campaigns go about raising awareness for breast cancer. In her opinion, many organizations are more interested in increasing their own public awareness rather than promoting prevention and research; photo.
2 Colorful Miles for Miracles 5K
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.05
9/25/2017 UNI Dance Marathon hosted their annual 5K to raise money for the University of Iowa's Stead Family Children's Hospital. This years theme was a color run; photo.
3 Noehren Hall 'great scare for a great cause"
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:19, p.4
11/2/2015 Noehren Hall held a haunted house fundraiser for Halloween, where students could donate two dollars or canned food items for a scare; photo.
4 Halloween tradition dripping with antici...pation
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.2
10/29/2015 Alpha Psi Omega is holding their annual showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. This is the 40th anniversary of the movie and the 90th anniversary of Alpha Psi Omega; photo.
5 Love your melon day
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.1
10/26/2015 The UNI Campus Crew sold stocking caps outside of the Maucker Union to raise money and awareness for children battling cancer; photo.
6 Flex meal project to return
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.1
10/19/2015 Pi Sigma Epsilon is bringing back their Flex-Meal project aiming to allow students to donate their unused flex-meals to community members.
7 Organization offers LiNK to those fleeing North Korea
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.1
10/8/2015 Liberty in North Korea is a non-profit organization aiming to assist North Korean refugees find work, education, and housing.
8 Cookie 5k-ing against cancer
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.1
10/5/2015 Each year Dance Marathon holds a 5k to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network; this years theme was "cookies"; photo.
9 Love your melon
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.1
4/30/2015 The non-profit organization "Love Your Melon" is coming to the UNI campus; photo.
10 Scavenging for awareness
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:53, p.1
4/27/2015 The sixth annual Quest to Unravel Alzheimer Scavenger Hunt took place around the UNI campus; photo.
11 KSig dodges for diabetes
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.1
4/23/2015 Kappa Sigma held their annual "Dodging for Diabetes Research Foundation" in the middle courts of the WRC.
12 Walk to "shed light"
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:50, p.4
4/16/2015 The Out of the Darkness walk was held to raise awareness for suicide prevention.
13 Yellow brick road to hope
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:49, p.1
4/13/2015 Students and staff walked Mcleod for twelve hours during Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society; photo.
14 Villains, heroes and all in between
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:44, p.2
3/26/2015 "RodCon" is being held by the Rod Library for the second year in a row.
15 Dance Marathon
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.1
3/9/2015 Over a thousand students rallied for the fourth annual dance marathon in the Maucker Union; photo.
16 CATS for philanthropy
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:37, p.1
2/19/2015 Connecting Alumni to Students will be beginning their "pay it forward" campaign; photo.
17 Actions mean more than words
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:31, p.1
1/29/2015 Renae Beard promotes actually making changes in the world instead of just buying products that claim to do it for you; photo.
18 Appreciation for Dance Marathon
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:31, p.1
1/29/2015 Each year hundreds of people gather at the annual dance marathon to support patients at the Iowa City Childrens Hospital; photo.
19 With December comes a time to give thanks
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.3
12/4/2014 Student Renae Beard encourages students to give back for the holidays, keep a positive attitude, and help those in need.
20 PSE is utilizing unused flex meals
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.1
11/17/2014 Pi Sigma Epsilon has found a way to use flex meals to help those in need; photo.
21 United Way "champions" aim high
Alrubh--Fatimah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.2
11/17/2014 UNI and Cedar Valley United way teamed up to support charities and families in need.
22 Students making a difference through volunteering
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:17, p.4
10/27/2014 Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service, in which UNI has participated since 2009.
23 Charitable Chili
Hillyer--Dylan (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.6
10/23/2014 UNI 4 Kids is hosting a chili cook-off in order to raise money for charity.
24 Letter to the editor
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.5
10/23/2014 Gabbi DeWitt of the Pink Ribbon Run Committee writes to the Northern Iowan thanking Gamma Phi Beta and the Student Alumni Ambassadors for their help with the Pink Ribbon Run; photo.
25 Red Cross looking for blood donations
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.2
9/25/2014 The Red Cross has set up thirty-three blood drives in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area; photo.
26 Ice Water Challenge for a cause
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.9
8/28/2014 The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral. The challenge helps raise money, and awareness, for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; photo.
27 Are altruistic acts truly selfless?
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.3
3/13/2014 Wonders if volunteering is truly a selfless act. People receive gratification for it. So how can it be completely selfless?
28 UNI Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goal
Public Relations News Release 2013:201, p.1
3/11/2014 UNI Dance Marathon raised $176,498 exceeding its $125,000 goal. This is the third year UNI has participated in Dance Marathon. UNI Dance Marathon is placed in the top 18 programs in the nation. The money is donated to the Children's Miracle Network.
29 UNI to host third annual Dance Marathon
Public Relations News Release 2013:192, p.192
2/26/2014 UNI will host the third annual Dance Marathon. This event raises money for the Children's Miracle Network and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Participants stay on their feet for 12 hours and spend time with children will serious illness.
30 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Phi fraternity
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 Alpha Phi is a large Greek presence on campus. They do several different volunteer activities as well as holding the Red Dress Gala to raise money for local charities.
31 For the volunteers: UNI charity group praises participants
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.1
2/3/2014 As a part of Dancer Appreciation Week, Dance Marathon participants took the stage at the men's basketball game last Wednesday. They showed a video to spread Dance Marathon's mission. Students were encouraged to wear orange to the game; photo.
32 UNI to host V-Day 2014
Public Relations News Release 2013:168, p.1
2/3/2014 UNI will present a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues". The proceeds from the event will go to Cedar Valley Friends of the Family, a nonprofit victim advocacy agency. There will also be several events about violence prevention.
33 UNI to host seventh annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll
Public Relations News Release 2013:108, p.1
10/29/2013 UNI Alumni Association and Connecting Alumni to Students are putting on their annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll event. This is a mile-long run, and students are encouraged to bring clothing to donate to the Salvation Army.
34 Wishmakers plan 3-on-3 basketball tournament
Lynch--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2013)3
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.4
3/15/2013 Proceeds of the Swishes-for-Wishes basketball tournament go toward terminally ill children. The event is being organized by the Northern Iowa Wishmakers, and will be held in the Wellness and Recreation Center's upper gyms.
35 Dance Marathon: in its 2nd year, UNI students raised more than $100,000 for University of Iowa's Children's Hospital
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.1
3/5/2013 UNI Dance Marathon was a day full of dancing, playing games, and fundraising. Students were able to raise over $100,000 making UNI one of the top twenty fundraising schools for Dance Marathon in the country; photo.
36 Panther Portraits: Art from the heart
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.7
2/15/2013 There was an artwork sale to raise money to build a school in El Salvador. The sale raised around $1000, and the money will be donated in the name of Sarah Howard; photo.
37 UNI students brave the cold for Polar Bare Run
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.4
11/9/2012 Assistant Director for the Office of Alumni Relations Connie Hansen deemed the event a success. Despite chilly temperatures and elections, the benefit brought in between 375 and 400 items.
38 Essentials: please donate non-perishable grocery items or money
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.9
11/6/2012 $1 donations go to a family in need during the month of November. Purchases can be made and donated at Essentials at Maucker Union.
39 UNI Proud hosts Drag-a-Ganza
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.8
11/2/2012 UNI's second annual Halloween Draga-a-Ganza dance was a success, raising $135 for the Community AIDS Assistance Program; photo.
40 Annual Polar Bare Run set for Nov. 6
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.9
10/30/2012 UNI will host the sixth annual Polar Bare Run. Donations for the one-mile event go to the Salvation Army. Students encouraged to give back to the community.
41 UNI to host sixth annual Polar Bare Run, Walk, or Roll
Public Relations News Release 2012:116, p.1
10/23/2012 Sixth Annual Polar Bare Run, Walk, or Roll will be hosted by UNI Alumni Association and Connecting Alumni to Students. Clothing and donations will go to Salvation Army.
42 Alpha Delta Pi hosts second annual 'Pie an ADPi' for Ronald McDonald House Charities
Bracken--Corey Clayton (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.6
10/16/2012 Sorority hosts fundraising event for Ronald McDonald House Charities. Donations allowed contributors to "pie" sorority members in the face; photo.
43 TOMS Campus Club
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.6
11/4/2011 Goal to raise awareness for TOMS shoes. For each pair purchased, the company gives a pair to a child in need. A documentary, "For Tomorrow: The TOMS Shoes Story" sparked to formation of the club; photo.
44 Salvage, don't scrap
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.13
4/26/2011 Students urged to donate unwanted items to the Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, or Goodwill rather than filling up dumpsters. The end of the semester brings the opportunity to recycle and donate unwanted items.
45 Students QUASH for a cause
Weaver--Jordan Adam (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.7
4/19/2011 The second annual 'Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt' held on campus and the College Hill area. Nearly $13,000 has been raised to date. There are thirty days left in the campaign; photo.
46 Penny Wars 2011
Team TLC
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.11
4/15/2011 Thank you for support of students of Edison Elementary. $600 was raised for the school. King House in Bender Hall and Sherman house in Rider Hall were the top contributing houses.
47 UNI Proud Drag Ball fills Maucker Union
Collins--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.3
4/1/2011 UNI Proud sponsored its third annual Drag Ball. The aim of the show was to promote safe sex and raise money for the Community AIDS Assistance Project; photo.
48 UNI students, community members to participate in "Swishes for Wishes"
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.6
3/25/2011 A three on three basketball tournament will donate all proceeds to the Cedar Valley Make a Wish Committee. It will be a double elimination tournament.
49 UNI residence halls participating in Penny Wars
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.1
3/1/2011 Students at Edison Elementary School will benefit from the competition between dorms. The money raised will be used to purchase books for the fourth graders.
50 Students bring Dance Marathon to UNI campus
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.5
2/11/2011 Children's Miracle Network will benefit from the Dance Marathon to held on campus next year.


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