Southland Gives Back: Central Arkansas Student-Athletes Collect for Toys for Tots Campaign

first_imgCONWAY, Ark. – For the 2018 holiday season, Central Arkansas student-athletes banded together to collect toys earmarked for Toys for Tots campaign. These efforts were charted in order to benefit Conway area individuals in need.Led by the UCA Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) throughout the month of November, Central Arkansas athletics gathered toys for local individuals and families in need. Additionally, Bears SAAC members coordinated efforts throughout the UCA athletic department in order to help raise money to buy various other gifts.Prior to drop-off, several trucks were filled with items to be donated by the Central Arkansas athletic family. On Friday, Nov. 30, Bears student-athletes transported collected items to a Toys for Tots collection point inside a local Wal-Mart shopping center.Toys for Tots began in 1947 and has become an avenue for raising funds and purchasing toys. The organization currently distributes 18 million toys to seven million less fortunate children annually.As part of the “Southland Gives Back” initiative, the Southland Conference will profile a community service outing from each of our 13 member institutions this holiday season.last_img read more


first_imgDONEGAL captain Michael Murphy claims Dublin are the front runners for All-Ireland success after their demolition job of Kildare last Sunday.Michael MurphyJim McGuinness and co will be happy that the footballers form the capital are taking some pressure off them as the championship breaks down.Murphy branded Jim Gavin’s side as the “team to beat” after they continued the excellent form that saw them rampage through the league as they stormed into the Leinster final. “They were very impressive,” said the Glenswilly man.And he added “They have been the most consistent team of the year. They are merging the attacking game with a mean defensive game. They have both sides of the game ticked.”MURPHY SAYS IMPRESSIVE DUBS ARE TEAM TO BEAT was last modified: July 2nd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegaldublinMichael Murphylast_img read more