MESA Raises Money for Needy Families

CHICAGO, IL (January 2, 2008) - For the second straight year the Middle East Student Association (MESA), with the help of faculty, and Jewish, Muslim, and Christian friends of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies contributed approximately $4,000 for the second consecutive year to send food and toys to needy children, widows, and families in the West Bank this Christmas and Eid. The deliveries took place on December 24 and 25, thanks to the family of Anis and Enas Said, students at North Park University and leaders in MESA. The MESA students thank the students, faculty, and friends of North Park for the success of this project.