Trojan Athletics Gives Back To Community

Young patient might be tweeting that he's with members of the Trojan cross country and track and field teams during their visit to Maynard Children's Hospital in Greenville, N.C.
Young patient might be tweeting that he's with members of the Trojan cross country and track and field teams during their visit to Maynard Children's Hospital in Greenville, N.C.

Below is a list of activities in which Trojan Athletics participated during 2013-14:

Visitations
Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track and Field visited patients at James and Connie Maynard Children's Hospital is located on the campus of Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C.

Men's Basketball visited Kennedy Home (Baptist Children's Home) in Kinston, N.C., and the Free Will Baptist Home in Middlesex, N.C. The men's basketball team visits the FWB Home annually prior to each season.

Women's Basketball visited GlenCare Nursing home in Warsaw, N.C.

Cheerleading participated in St Peter's AME Church Youth Day and Lenoir County Public Schools GEAR UP Program.

Events
Men's Lacrosse assisted with the Tiger Trot 5k for Carver Elementary School and participated in a program working with physically and mentally disabled individuals at Goldsboro Parks and Recreation.

Softball assisted with Carver Elementary Run/Obstacle Course for Children.

SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) assisted with Special Olympics at Goldsboro YMCA.

Women's Lacrosse, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Track and Field participated in Campus Luminaria.

Men's Volleyball assisted with Mount Olive College Fall Fest Concert setup and breakdown.

Men's Soccer assisted with freshman move-in.

Construction/Beautification
Men's Volleyball participated in a Habitat for Humanity project.

Cheerleading participated in a Westover Park Work Day in Mount Olive.

Women's Soccer continued to participate in Adopt-A-Spot, clearing out litter from a section of Route 55.

Coaches and Athletics Staff helped paint classrooms at the ADLA (A lot of Direction, Love and Affection) facility in Mount Olive.

Fundraisers
Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball and Softball raised funds for "Cures for the Colors" during the month of October. Funds went to Southeastern Cancer Care, which provides food, transportation, financial assistance, wigs and prosthetics for cancer patients in Eastern North Carolina.

Women's Volleyball organized a canned food collection for the Mount Olive Food Bank.

SAAC members waited tables at Pizza Inn in Goldsboro, N.C., as a "dough-raiser" for Make-a-Wish.

Athletics Department members participated in "Septembeard" to raise money in fight against prostate cancer.