The office of the President has joined with the Student Organization of Latinos, the Brazilian Student Association, and the Department of Global Cultures and Languages at SEMO in supporting a fund-raising effort for victims of the earthquake devastation in Ecuador. The organizations will be accepting donations in University Center from now until 29th. Donations can be dropped off at the Department of Global Cutler and Languages, at Building 203. All cash and check donations will be given to the American Red Cross for the Ecuador Relief Effort. One hundred percent of each donation will be directed to the Ecuador relief effort if donors designate “Ecuador Relief Effort” on the memo line of their check. Also, students will be accepting donations throughout Latino Weekend, including the Brazilian Carnival, hosted by the Brazilian Student Association, at 6 p.m., Friday, April 29 at Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau; or Latino Night, from 8 p.m. to midnight, Saturday the 30th, in the west gym of the Student Recreation Center-North.