Tucson, Ariz - Student-athletes at the University of Arizona will be participating in various community service projects throughout the week of Jan. 8-15. This week-long event, organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will allow a variety of UA teams to give back to the community.
Participating teams include:
§ Men's and Women's Cross Country
§ Men's and Women's Golf
§ Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving
§ Men's and Women's Tennis
§ Men's and Women's Track and Field
Student-athletes will spend time volunteering with the following organizations:
Lend a Hand
Ronald McDonald House Charities
St. Luke's Home
Tucson Community Food Bank Urban Farm
This community service initiative will allow a variety of Arizona student-athletes to start the semester by helping others. Throughout the year, UA student-athletes spend time each week talking to youth about going to college, visiting hospitals, reading to children and assisting with various fundraisers.
Depending on organization and team, media may be able to attend. If interested in covering any of these activities, please contact Courtney Anthony at firstname.lastname@example.org or 520-621-2331.