Crown athletes volunteer at Hope for the City
Posted January 23rd, 2014
MLK Day-National Day of Service event organized by SAAC
Student athletes from Crown College participated in the National Day of Service, in conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day this month. On January 20, a group of over 20 student athletes volunteered with Hope for The City. The event was organized by Crown College’s Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC). Hope for the City is an organization that utilizes corporate surplus to provided countries around the world with medical supplies, water, and food just to name a few. Hope for the City is also active locally, serving food pantries, conducting clothing drives, and sponsoring the Lunch Box for Kids program that seeks to alleviate childhood hunger in Minnesota.”It was a great reminder of how fortunate and blessed I am and it was good to be able to volunteer with their organization.” – Berend Schnabel – Crown Baseball
“The Pathways of Hope exhibit, a living tour of poverty in the U.S. and around the world, had a significant impact on me.” – Sam Brueggeman – Crown Volleyball/Basketball
Crown’s SAAC would like to thank Hope for the City for the opportunity to volunteer with them and for the work they are doing here and abroad.Crown College’s NCAA-Division III athletic teams compete in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC). Visit athletics.crown.edu for more information.