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Fraternity raises thousands of dollars after it was hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

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Posted at 6:12 PM, Feb 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-08 22:17:11-05

Donations are pouring in after Cal Poly students found swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti in front of a Jewish-affiliated fraternity house on Saturday.

Alpha Epsilon Pi initially set up a GoFundMe page to raise money to cover the costs of cleaning up the graffiti, setting a goal of $1,300. They planned to donate any additional funds to organizations focused on anti-Semitism awareness.

The fraternity says the AEPi Foundation ended up covering the costs of cleaning and installing a security camera system, so all of the money raised will now go to the JCC-Federation of San Luis Obispo and Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center.

As of 6 p.m. on Monday, the fundraiser had brought in more than $17,785.

The San Luis Obispo Police Department is investigating the case of vandalism.