Winsted native participates in People Helping People Club

Winsted native Margaret Gainer is working with the People Helping People program at Eastern Connecticut State University. File Photo

WILLIMANTIC — Eastern Connecticut State University student and Winsted resident Margaret Gainer, a member of the class of 2015, has joined the People Helping People (PHP) organization at the university.

PHP involves students in social issues which affect the local and global community while providing the opportunity to develop leadership and interpersonal skills. The organization regularly organizes volunteer opportunities on campus and informs students on important social issues such as poverty, hunger and education.

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