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2008 Media News

Richmond Times-Dispatch: Fundraising keeps women’s shelter open

November 13, 2008

A story about how Longwood students have helped to keep Madeline’s House open through recent fund-raising efforts appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch  (11.12.08) on p. 2 of the Metro section.  The story, "Fundraising keeps women’s shelter open,"  was written by Jamie Ruff.  Mary Carroll-Hackett, director of Longwood’s creative writing program was quoted in the story along with four of her students who led the campus fund-raising effort which resulted in $30,000 in donations to help keep Madeline’s House open. The story can be accessed online.