UBC Reports | Vol. 48 | No. 10 | Aug.
1 , 2002
UBC Helps Crime Victims
The UBC community rallied to support 12 young Mexican girls and
their chaperones, who were robbed of more than $10,000 when their
rented van was broken into late last month.
The girls were flooded with donations including sweatshirts, t-shirts,
backpacks, boxed lunches and breakfasts from UBC and Alma Mater
Associate VP Land & Building Services Geoff Atkins hosted a
barbecue at UBC's International House for the theft victims, who
were staying in a UBC dormitory during their trip.
Donations came from UBC Bookstore, UBC Food Services, Parking,
AMS Food Services and AMS Outpost, in an effort coordinated by Personal
Security Coordinator Paul Wong and Disaster Planning Coordinator
Judi Van Swieten.