MALTA (WIFR) -- The Kishwaukee College Criminal Justice (CRJ) Club and the new Helping Other People with Everyday Services (H.O.P.E.S.) Club the CRJ established this year collected personal hygiene items in bins placed around campus and held bakes sales to raise money to assist HOPE of Rochelle, a domestic violence shelter.
On October 10, the groups met on campus with representatives of HOPE in Rochelle to make their donations: $100 cash and an additional $400 in personal hygiene items for the women and children who seek shelter at HOPE in Rochelle. Pictured in the Forensics Lab at Kishwaukee College are, L to R, Melissa Rutherford, President of H.O.P.E.S.; Connie Kessen, Manager of the Mailroom/Copy Center at Kishwaukee College and representative of HOPE in Rochelle; Ruth Carter, Executive Director of HOPE of Rochelle; and Dave Dammon, Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at Kishwaukee College and Faculty Advisor to H.O.P.E.S. and the Criminal Justice Club.