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November 16, 2013. Class Councils sold game shirts and collected donations to help those devastated by Typhoon Haiyan at the Yale v. Princeton football game. The Old NasSoul a capella group performed and collected donations for Typhoon Haiyan victims before, during and after the game. All funds raised were donated to student-selected charities: Oxfam international, Catholic Relief Services and Stiftung.


March 22, 2011, Candelight Vigil for the Victims of the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami. Sponsored by Japanese Student Association, Office of Religious Life, International Employees Group at Princeton. 

March 24, 2011, After the Earthquake: Japan's Nuclear Plant Crisis. This panel disucussion is part of Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs' "Up to the Minute" series that focuses on world events as they occur.

March 25, 2011, Chinese Students Association Member Auction for Japan Relief. All proceeds donated to the Red Cross for Japan relief. This event is sponsored by the Chinese Students Association.

March 16-April 4, 2011, Collection for Japanese Red Cross. This event was organized by William Bridges, a graduate student in the East Asian Studies Department. 

Through May 11, 2011,Million Crane Project. The Million Crane Project is a campaign started by students from Princeton and Stanford Universities to raise awareness and fundraise for the magnitude 9.0 earthquake that hit Japan on March 11, 2011. With the help of renowned artists including Mr. Makoto Fujimura, the cranes will be turned into a massive artistic piece to memorialize the untimely tragedy. For more information, visit  This event was sponsored by the Japanese Student Association. 


Jan. 14, 2010: Forty-eight hours after the massive earthquake struck, several hundred members of the Princeton community attended a candlelight vigil for Haiti on Jan. 14 in the University Chapel.  

Feb. 3, 2010, "Crisis in Haiti: The Economic, Health and Stabilization Ramifications". Panel discussion hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.

Feb. 5, 2010, Caribbean Fundraiser Party for Haiti.  Benefit party featuring merengue and salsa lessons, contests and raffles sponsored by the Princeton Salsa Club and the Graduate College House Committee.

Feb. 8 -- Feb. 13, 2010, Haitian Awareness Week  Sponsored by Black Arts Company/DRAMA, Princeton Caribbean Connection, Princeton University Gospel Ensemble, AKWABBA, and the Voices of Africa publication. 
  • "Support Haiti" pins on sale in Frist
  • Condomgrams Sale to raise funds for Partners in Health. For more information:
  • Feb. 8,  Film Screening of "The Ghosts of Cite Soleil".
  • Feb. 9, "What Makes Haiti Different".  French and Anthropology Professor Emeritus Leon-Francois Hoffman will delivered a lecture on the history of Haitian culture and its societal impacts.
  • Feb. 10, Charity Dance Lesson, given by The University Salsa Club.
  • Feb. 11, "Haiti:  From Our Perspective".  Haitian community members discuss their experiences in the country and debate development strategies and the possibility for sustained growth post-earthquake, Woodrow Wilson School professor Stanley Katz will also participate.
  • Feb. 12, "To Haiti, With Love: A Benefit Performance"
  • Feb. 13, Campus Club, Konpas for a Cause, Semiformal Haitian dinner and dancing.
  • Feb. 28, Homage: Music Inspired by Loss. The PU Glee Club and Chamber Choir are performed Herbert Howells' "Requiem", as well as several laments by composers across the ages. This concert was dedicated to the victims and survivors of the Haiti earthquake.

March 6, 2010, Arabic Calligraphy Workshop
Faraz Khan led an interactive calligraphy workshop followed by a special fundraiser for Partners in Health for the Haiti Relief Effort.  Sponsored by The Arab Society of Princeton.

April 6, 2010, Ambassador will speak about 'Haiti After the Earthquake'
Raymond Alcide Joseph, Haiti's ambassador to the United States, spoke on "Haiti After the Earthquake" in Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall, on the Princeton University campus.
April 23-24, 2010, Princeton University Orchestra
Concerts on both evenings will be offered as a memorial to the victims of the Haiti earthquake. The repertory is particularly fitting: Gustav Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 6, sometimes titled "Tragic".  Part of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to the relief effort.
April 29, 2010, Waves of Mercy Benefit Concert
Manna Christian Fellowship sponsored a benefit concert at Princeton University to help "Generosity Water" end the clean water crisis in Lasource, Haiti. Featuring artists Lyricks and Manifest, Clara Chung, Tim Be Told and Sho Baraka, the concert raised both awareness of and funding for Generosity Water.  Generosity Water is dedicated to creating a sustainable water source in Haiti.