Quang Duong is a junior studying economics and political science at UMass.
The fundraiser for 10-year-old Amherst resident Bill Chu will be held on Saturday from 12 to 4 p.m.
The event, to be held Sunday, March 6, will raise money for a variety of charities and host discussions about disability inclusion.
Organizations work to provide nutritious and fresh food for those who have difficulty obtaining it.
A section of Auxiliary Enterprises uses events and cooperation with local organizations to fight hunger in the Amherst area.
Hundreds of students participated in the annual event, which donates clothing to the Amherst Survival Center.
The annual Trash to Treasure furniture sale is one of the Amherst Survival Center’s biggest fundraisers, and goes a long way to keep the center operational, according to Jan Eidelson.
Organizers of the annual event aim to top last year’s donations and number of participants.
Donations to benefit families served by the Amherst Survival Center’s food pantry.
For those in a different culture, the center provides services and programs.
Cheryl Zoll, who took the Amherst Survival Center from the basement of the former Amherst Middle School to a new $2.5 million establishment, is stepping down in June.
The center serves up hot food, hope and a social scene to local residents.
Amherst Survival Center works to alleviate the stress of the holiday season for people who cannot afford the traditional Thanksgiving feast.
Craig’s Doors, a homeless shelter in the basement of the First Baptist Church, has difficulties accommodating a growing homeless population.
Students and Amherst community members raised over $10,000 Sunday Oct. 16 as part of Shelter Sunday, an annual event where people canvas the town asking for donations.