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NMSU employees donate $40,000 to hurricane relief

New Mexico State University employees have contributed more than $40,000 toward recovery efforts in the Gulf Coast areas devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, said Jim McDonough, NMSU's vice president for business and finance.

in the NMSU community, like people across the country, were eager to help those who suffered such great losses," McDonough said. "We set up a mechanism for employees to contribute by payroll deduction or by check to the Red Cross relief fund."

Donations totaling $40,456.88 were collected by the end of September.