Sunday, May 19, 1940
Jack pitched a fundraiser he had set-up for the Red Cross committee to the Harvard student community, saying:
“The desperate needs of Europe’s invaded population requires no more argument than the familiar facts reported in the daily papers. In making this appeal to Harvard students, the committee knows that many are low on funds at the end of the year. I feel, however, that students can and should be given an opportunity to contribute to the drive.”
In the last three weeks of his Harvard undergraduate time, Jack raised $1700.
[3, p. 326]