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Candlelight vigil for poverty awareness on April 23

April 15, 2009

WAUKESHA, WIS.— Carroll University's student chapter of Habitat for Humanity will hold a candlelight vigil on Thursday, April 23, 2009. It will begin at 9:30 p.m. on the quad lawn behind Main Hall. The vigil will raise awareness of how many people are living in poverty in the community and on a global scale. Rev. William Humphreys, chaplain, and Dr. Joanne Passaro, provost, will speak at the event along with others. The vigil is part of Habitat's annual Act, Speak, Build Week and is free and open to the public.

Habitat for Humanity is committed to raising awareness of the need for affordable housing and poverty on local, national and global levels. For more information, contact Lauren Reiken, Habitat president, at or visit


Contact: Jess Owens 262-951-3104

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