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BU Greeks Build A Well

bloodwater reduced.jpgMatt Ward, a brother of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity at Belmont University, initiated a fundraising campaign in which the entire Belmont University Greek System raised upwards of $3,000 for the Blood:Water Mission African Well Project.
The Greek community banded together and raised money by omitting beverages and only drinking water with their meals during a two-week period. The money that they saved was then donated to the cause. The participants wore wristbands displaying their pledge and to raise awareness for the Mission’s project. Donation tables were set up around Belmont University’s Campus to allow other students to participate.
The money raised will benefit over 1000 people by constructing a well for a Kenyan Village. Blood:Water Mission has already selected over 1,000 sites in Africa where potable water is scarce.