This past Wednesday, the nationally touring ONE.org bus visited Alvernia College. The ONE organization teaches awareness about global poverty and AIDS, and lobbies for change through government funding. See the feature with photos from the visit here.
Last fall, Alvernia’s S.T.O.P. club was heavily involved with the ONE campus challenge, placing 46th in the nation. This ranking won the club a spot at the ONE conference in Washington, D.C., in January 2007.
This week’s event drew a large crowd on campus that learned about the ONE VOTE ’08 campaign, thanks to the efforts of S.T.O.P. student leader Janet Fisher. This campaign does not benefit any particular presidential candidate. Rather, the group lobbies our government to end poverty and global disease by providing education, disease prevention, and clean water to those in need.
According to One.org, more than 2.4 million people have already signed the ONE Declaration. Want to learn more, or join the fight? Click here to visit ONE.org.