Nov. 24, 2009
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will hold a pair of "drives" at upcoming Husky sporting events in December.
There will be a "Winter Wear Drive" at the Saturday, Dec. 5 football game vs. South Florida at Rentschler Field as fans can donate new or gently-used winter coats, gloves, mittens, scarves and hats. The items will be donated to The Cornerstone Foundation in Rockville and the Windham Area Interfaith Ministry in Willimantic.
There will be a "Toy Drive" at a pair of basketball games at Gampel Pavilion - the Thursday, Dec. 3 women's game vs. Vermont and Sunday, Dec. 6 men's game vs. Harvard. Fans can donate unwrapped toys that will be given to The Cornerstone Foundation and The Village for Families and Children in Hartford.
All items will be collected as patrons enter Rentschler Field and Gampel Pavilion.