University of Evansville students shovel to raise money for local nonprofit

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – University of Evansville students have spent the past two days shoveling driveways. Those students are putting some of that money in their pockets, but they’re making sure some of it goes to a good cause.

“We saw the snowstorm coming and a group of us in the EU thought ‘hey maybe we could make some money by going out and shoveling’, and then we thought about some of the groups we work with and volunteer with. during the year, we have not been able to do this due to the (coronavirus) and so we thought maybe we could even give back some, “said organizer Brock Wandel.

Shoveling for a good cause and since the first flakes started flying, some EU students have gone out to make some money and returned it.

“We started getting messages and calls from throughout the Evansville and Newburgh area, and ever since from From 4am to 11pm we are out shoveling snow for the rest of the week, “explained Wandel.

15% of all profits the group makes will go to Habitat for Humanity in Evansville and it’s something they say was the least they could make.

“Habitat is one of those organizations we work with a lot …

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