Wall Service Award 2008 Winners

Elizabeth Powley ’93 & John Fuson ’93

E. Powley and J. FusonElizabeth Powley ’93 and John Fuson ’93 will use their joint Wall Alumni Service Award to support a non-profit organization called Every Child is My Child, which provides education access to children in Burundi and Rwanda.

Powley founded Every Child is My Child, a Washington, D.C.-based organization, in 2006, with Fuson as board president. The Wall Award funds will help to start a second school in the African region.

Powley was recognized for her organization's work with a Grinnell Alumni Award in 2007

Kara Murphy ’97

Kara MurphyKara Murphy ’97 will use her Wall Alumni Service Award to fund a medication assistance coordinator position for Access DuPage, a program for low-income, uninsured residents of DuPage County, Ill.

Murphy, a public healthcare administrator, has served as managing director of operations for Access DuPage for the past four years. The position she proposed will help to connect uninsured patients in need of medications with free or cost-assisted pharmaceutical programs.

For more information about Access DuPage, visit their website: www.accessdupage.org

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