Black Hills State University student organization the Psychology Club recently held a clothing drive to benefit the Artemis House and the Artemis Boutique where they collected an entire truckload of donated items worth over $2,000.
The Psychology Club placed donation bins in the Jonas Skywalk for three weeks to collect donations. Dr. James Awbrey, assistant professor of human services at BHSU, offered an incentive for students in his classes to donate items of clothing.
Alyssa Niesen, psychology major from Milbank and secretary of the Psychology Club, organized the drive and helped with the collection of donated items. Matthew McGee, psychology major from Butte Mont., and president of the Psychology Club, said “I was very pleased with the turnout, and I hope the Club will organize more clothing drives in the future. Over all this was a huge success.”
McGee noted that an Artemis Boutique employee thanked the Psychology Club and the BHSU student body for the very generous donation and commended the students for their generosity.