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Campus Kitty 2017-18 Makes Gifts to Five Nonprofits

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CONWAY, Ark. (May 1, 2018) – The Hendrix College student-run philanthropic organization Campus Kitty on April 19 presented its annual gifts to community nonprofit organizations.

Campus Kitty sponsors a variety of fundraising events over the course of each academic year. Over the past five years, the organization has raised more than $118,000 for nonprofits in central Arkansas. Community organizations benefitting from the 2017-2018 Campus Kitty events included:

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Campus Kitty was founded by the late John S. Workman ’50, who served as student body president. A United Methodist minister and journalist, Workman served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific, Japan and Korea. He earned degrees from Hendrix and Southern Methodist University and received honorary doctorate degrees from Hendrix and Philander Smith College. He served on the Hendrix Board of Trustees from 1987 to 1993. In 1992, he received Hendrix’s Ethel K. Millar Award for Religion and Social Awareness. He served as religion editor for the Arkansas Gazette and was one of Arkansas’ most respected and influential voices on religion and its importance in American life.

About Hendrix College

A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit