COMMUNITY SERVICE: BOILERS CARE

2015-16 COMMUNITY SERVICE INITIATIVES

MULTIPLE TEAMS
• Purdue Cancer Challenge
• IMPACT (Influencing/Mentoring by Purdue Student-Athletes with Cardinal Tradition)
• BoilerMaker Wish (Purdue Student-Athletes making a wish come true for physically challenged children in the community)
• Shoes for Haiti
• John Purdue Thank-a-Thon

BASEBALL
• Read to local elementary school children
• Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Day
• Boy Scout Day at the Ball Park
• Participated in Sunnyside Jr. High Day

MEN'S BASKETBALL
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Read to kids at the Patty Jischke Early Care & Education Center
• Helped with Backpack Program
• Holiday shopping spree with Lafayette Family Services
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Dinner and mentoring with the Cary Home of Lafayette
• Mentoring sessions with College Mentors Program
• Jay Cooperider Memorial 5K
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading
• Athletic Advisory Board guest speakers

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
• Hunger Hike
• Feast of the Hunter's Moon
• 5K Run for the Cure
• Relay for Life Cancer Walk
• International Day Event
• Adopt a Family for Christmas: Provided beds for a family with new home
• Provided free women's basketball clinics
• Think Pink Initiative
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Community Service Boys/Girls Club
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• BoilerMaker Wish with special needs children
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged school-aged children
• Volunteering at Hanna Community Center
• Natalie's Second Chance Animal Shelter
• Championing Equality event

FOOTBALL
• Reading is Fundamental
• College mentor for kids
• Purdue Football Blood Drive
• Books and Chocolate Milk
• Read Books to Cumberland Elementary School children
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Haiti, South Africa Mission Work
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Spelling Bee Team for Spell Day
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged children at Happy Hollow School
• BoilerMaker Wish with special needs children
• Volunteered at Lynn Treece Boys and Girls Club
• Volunteered at Patty Jischke Early Care and Education Center
• Food Finders Food Bank
• Team members spoke at Wainwright Middle School on Leadership
• Participated in Bowl for Kids' Sake benefitting Big Brothers and Big Sisters
• Accelerated Reader program at Hershey Elementary
• Blood Drive
• Dream Season
• PALS
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading
• Habitat for Humanity

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S GOLF
• Visited Children's Hospital during spring break
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged school-aged children
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Helping Sierra Leone: collected toiletries and towels for villages hit with Ebola

SOCCER
• Free Soccer clinic for community Hispanics
• Participated in Women in Sports Day
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Volunteered for Purdue clean-up day (helping elderly with their yards)
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading
• Athletic Advisory Council guest speaker

SOFTBALL
• Light the Night: walk for leukemia
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Girl Scout day
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged school-aged children
• BoilerMaker Wish for special needs children
• NCAA employee visit to campus
• Riley Hospital visit and gameday activity
• Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Day

MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING
• Worked at the Purdue Cancer Challenge (100 percent participation)
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Be the Match bone marrow registry drive

WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING
• Participated in the Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Stand 4 Freedom: assembled Christmas packages and sent to military personnel
• BoilerMaker Wish with special needs children
• Participated in Sunnyside Jr. High's Purdue Day
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Be the Match bone marrow registry drive
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged school-aged children
• National Girls and Women monthly meetings
• NCAA employee visit to campus
• Advisory Council guest speaker
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading

MEN'S TENNIS
• Tennis clinics
• USTA kids day
• Wheelchair clinic

WOMEN'S TENNIS
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Participated in Westminster Retirement Home's Purdue Day (third year)
• Wounded Warrior Project Float Trip
• Special needs tennis camp
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading
• Dr. Seuss Day at Miami Elementary School

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY
• Assisted with children's swim lessons at YMCA
• IMPACT: One-on-one mentoring to underprivileged elementary students at Happy Hollow
• Assisted with blind Purdue staff member (third year)
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading
• Read to Camden Elementary Children

VOLLEYBALL
• Participated in Women in Sports Day
• Kids Clinic (free volleyball clinic)
• Adopt a family for Christmas
• Participated in Sunnyside Jr. High's Purdue Day
• Family Fun Fitness night at Glen Acres School
• Decorated Christmas trees for ASPS (Animal Shelter)
• Arthritis Walk
• Read at Klondike Elementary for Dr. Seuss Week
• Mortar Board's Reading is Leading

WRESTLING
• Reading to elementary children
• Wal-Mart bell ringing for Salvation Army
• Jubilee Christmas Faith Presbyterian Church
• Patty Jischke Early Care & Education Center volunteers
• Boiler Elite Wrestling Club volunteers
• Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
• Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
• Military Appreciation Night
• Box tops collection for Klondike Elementary School
• College mentor for kids

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