SAAC To Hold Clothing Drive at UC-U of L Hoops Game|
Athletics News |
Jan. 31, 2006
CINCINNATI, Ohio--The University of Cincinnati's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will host a winter clothing drive in conjunction with the Bearcats' men's basketball game vs. Louisville on Monday, Feb. 6.
Members of SAAC will be accepting new and/or gently used winter clothing items throughout Fifth Third Arena, beginning at 5:45 p.m. and extending through tip-off at 7 p.m. Items such as jackets, winter hats and gloves, long underwear and sweatshirts and sweatpants will be gladly accepted. The student-athletes will also be accepting cash donations. Proceeds from the drive will benefit The Drop Inn Center of Cincinnati and St. George's Food Pantry, located on Dennis and Calhoun Streets near campus.
SAAC is comprised of representatives of all 18 of Cincinnati's sports. Members meet monthly during the academic year to discuss issues and legislation brought to them by their teammates, the athletic department, the BIG EAST Conference and the NCAA.