USD Showers Professor with Gifts to Help Center
Friday, May 11, 2012
Inside USD -- When colleagues offered to throw a baby shower for Emily Reimer-Berry, assistant professor of Theology and Religious Studies, she had just one request — that the event collect gifts not for her but for a local center assisting women and families affected by HIV/AIDS.
She also passed along the request to students in her three classes and the result was a shower of needed supplies for Christie’s Place. Following the generosity of her colleagues and students, Reimer-Berry delivered a load of donations to the nonprofit this week that included more than 1,000 diapers, some 3,000 baby wipes, eight bags of assorted soaps, shampoos and other hygiene products, three huge bags of clothing and more than $100. (Full Story)