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Phoneraiser for Knock Foundation runs through Jan. 31 
UNMC's Student Alliance for Global Health is holding a "Phoneraiser" to support the Knock Foundation's work with orphans in Tanzania. The Phoneraiser collects used/unwanted/broken cell phones, cell phone batteries and inkjet cartridges for recycling, refurbishment or reuse, which protects the environment and generates funds (www.phoneraiser.com). Collection points (boxes are labeled and covered in shiny red & white paper) have been placed:
  • By the ATM in University Tower near the Nebraska Cafe and C-store;
  • In the vending areas of the Durham Research Center and the Sorrell Center; and
  • At Student Alliance for Global Health Coffee Sales points.
The collection lasts through Jan. 31. The Knock Foundation was founded in 2008 by UNMC graduate nursing student Michelle Kowalczyk. Funds raised through the UNMC Phoneraiser will be directed toward construction of a new orphanage for the children of Matumaini, Tanzania. Contact Tony Marsh (amarsh@unmc.edu) or Marcie Richmond (mrichmond@unmc.edu) for more information.

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