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

§ Football

§ Gymnastics

§ Men's and Women's Golf

§ Soccer

§ Softball

§ Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving

§ Men's and Women's Tennis

§ Men's and Women's Track and Field

§ Volleyball

Student-athletes will spend time volunteering with the following organizations:

Ben's Bells

KIDCO

Lend a Hand

Primavera Foundation

Ronald McDonald House Charities

St. Luke's Home

Tucson Community Food Bank Urban Farm

Wildcat School

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 canthony@arizona.edu or 520-621-2331.

 

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