Date: April 14, 2014
Eric and Renee are selling RunForKrystle t-shirts ($10 for students, $25 for faculty and staff) with all the proceeds going toward the scholarship. This Friday, the runners hope the University community will wear the RunForKrystle t-shirts to work and class all day.
"We are writing this letter to seek donations toward this great cause. The university strives to reach out a helping hand and honor the memory of the Boston Marathon victims. Any donation will allow the university to work towards reaching our goal of $60,000," Eric and Renee said in the campus-wide email. "As UMass Dartmouth students, this cause is very important to us. The UMass-wide scholarship fundraiser illustrates our great efforts and support for those whose lives changed forever on April 15, 2013."
The Krystle Campbell scholarship provides monetary support to students across the five campuses of UMass. The scholarship is dedicated to Krystle Campbell, The scholarship was set up by University of Massachusetts Trustee Richard P. Campbell, J.D. Serving as the not for profit partner for the Krystle Campbell Scholarship endowment, the UMass Foundation is responsible for receiving and managing private gifts.