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ORAU Employees Give Generously to Mission of Hope

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dec. 7, 2007
FY08-07

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. –Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) employees display a few of the many gifts donated by fellow staff members for the 2007 Mission of Hope drive.

This was ORAU’s fifth year supporting Mission of Hope’s Christmas campaign, which last year assisted over 16,000 children and family members throughout Appalachia with food, new clothing, books, toys and other items. ORAU employees also contributed more than $500 in cash.

Pictured left to right are Eva Graves, Billie Stooksbury, Tasha Powell, Anita Douglas, Melissa Dash and Wendy Dupes.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is a university consortium leveraging the scientific strength of 98 major research institutions to advance science and education by partnering with national laboratories, government agencies and private industry. ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the U.S. Department of Energy.

ORAU provides innovative scientific and technical solutions to advance national priorities in science, education, security and health. Through specialized teams of experts, unique laboratory capabilities and access to a consortium of more than 100 major Ph.D.-granting institutions, ORAU works with federal, state, local and commercial customers to advance national priorities and serve the public interest. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal contractor, ORAU manages the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

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