Selkirk College is closing in on the $60,000 fundraising campaign goal. File photo

Selkirk College closing in on COVID-19 fundraising goal for students

The college launched the fundraiser on April 5 to help students out financially during crisis

Selkirk College is closing in on its COVID-19 Student Relief Campaign fundraising goal.

So far, the college has raised almost $42,000 of its $60,000 goal to help students cover their grocery, housing and medical costs during the COVID-19 crisis.

READ MORE: Selkirk College student housing to remain open, with precautions

The fundraising campaign launched earlier this month and the Selkirk College Foundation has offered to match public donations up to the goal amount.

Students at the college have been in limbo since mid-March after in-person classes were suspended due to the crisis.

In the meantime, students have been using an online delivery model to help finish off their courses for the semester.

The fundraising campaign is set to close in early May.


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