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Georgia colleges work on Hurricane Maria & Mexico earthquake relief efforts

Several University System of Georgia campuses are working on ways to help those impacted by Hurricane Maria and the recent earthquake in Mexico.

Here’s a breakdown of the efforts, according to system officials:

  • Armstrong State University: The university’s Hispanic Outreach and Latino club at Armstrong is planning a tamale fish fundraiser next Tuesday. All of the funds will be evenly distributed to Puerto Rico and Mexico.

RELATED: How you can help Mexico and people affected by the Mexico earthquake

  • Georgia Tech: Students and faculty have set up locations on campus to drop off items for relief efforts in Puerto Rico. The locations include the registrar’s office and the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. For more information, go to https://diasporapresente.wixsite.com/diasporapresente

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  • Savannah State University: It’s International Education Center is partnering with a downtown coffee shop to send items donated items to Mexico and Puerto Rico. 

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MORE: Students at N. Fulton school collecting water for Puerto Rico

As President Trump plans to head to Puerto Rico next month, new help is on the way to Hurricane victims.

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