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Wealth & Poverty | OUCAMS and W&P Students Raise Food Donations for Good Works

Nicholas Snider, Steven Weinstein, Kyle Bussard, and Peter Hein at the Kroger donation station.

Celebrating the United Nations’ World Food Day to help end hunger, the Ohio University Chapter of the American Meteorological Society and Wealth and Poverty Certificate students together raised 14 boxes of food donations for Good Works Inc., a local charity organization that offers hot meals to Athens’s most underprivileged communities. Several […]

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November 2, 2018 at 11:20 amNews

Wealth & Poverty | Good Works, Inc.: A Community of Hope, Sept. 25

Keith Wasserman

The Wealth and Poverty theme at Ohio University presents alum Keith Wasserman on “Good Works, Inc.: A Community of Hope” on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from noon-1 p.m. in Alden 319. Watch live or later on A&S TV. Wasserman, who is founder and executive director of Good Works, earned his bachelor’s degree […]

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September 1, 2018 at 6:00 pmEvents

Economics Students Give Good Works a $10,000 Boost

From left, Benjamin Beaty, Alex Armstrong, Dominic Detwiler, Keith Wasserman, Michael McTernan, and Madison Stanley

by Kristin Distel Students in Dr. Julia Paxton’s fall Economics of Altruism class presented a $10,000 check to Good Works, a local nonprofit founded and directed by Ohio University alum Keith Wasserman ’81. The students — Alex Armstrong, Michael McTernan, Madison Stanley, Benjamin Beaty, and Dominic Detwiler — gave a […]

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January 5, 2018 at 12:00 pmAlumni In Class News

Students Reflect on World Food Day Food Drive

Students take food drive donation to Good Works.

The Wealth and Poverty theme hosted a food drive in October to help fight hunger in the Athens community. The drive challenges students to figure out how to motivate other students, and even how to deal with theft and a competing food drive. Along with Wealth and Poverty faculty members, […]

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November 10, 2017 at 4:47 pmIn Class News

Wealth and Poverty | World Food Day Food Drive on Oct. 16

Wealth and Poverty | World Food Day Food Drive on Oct. 16

  The Wealth and Poverty theme launches a campus-wide food drive on Monday, Oct. 16, to celebrate World Food Day, which is observed on this day every year to remember the founding spirit of the Food and Agriculture Organization. It declares World Food Day to be “a day of action against hunger. People around […]

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October 1, 2017 at 8:15 pmEvents