35,000 kuna was raised for students at the University of Split, where 30 students of poor socio-economic status will receive a cash donation. The charity dinner was held at restaurant “Kampus” at the student dormitory “dr. Franjo Tudjman” last night.
Dalmacija News stated that the charity dinner was organized by the University of Split and the alumni association of the University of Split – ASUS. The President of the association Mirjana Milić and rector of the University of Split Šimun Anđelinović presented a check for the amount of 35,000 kuna to the Split director of Caritas, sister Vlatka Topalović.
Topalović said that tonight everyone witnessed a large good as people gathered to give aid to those in need. She explained that the University of Split, together with the alumni association, collected donations for the students and the poor.
Topalović stated that for Caritas scholarships, given to students with poor economic standing, they have already compiled a list of 30 students from their records that have proven criteria from the previous academic year.
Rector of the University of Split Anđelinović stated that their intention was to collect donations at the beginning of the academic year to help students of lower socio-economic standings to at least buy books and other supplies.
The money was collected from tickets from the charity dinner, as well as from voluntary contributions. The humanitarian program was attended by representatives of Split-Dalmatia County, led by Mayor Zlatko Ževrnja, the cities of Split, Kaštela, Solin, municipality of Klis, Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Split-Makarska, and rector of the University of Zagreb Damir Boras.