COMMUNITY SERVICE: BOILERS CARE

Community Service

2014-15 COMMUNITY SERVICE INITIATIVES

ALL TEAMS

  • Purdue Cancer Challenge
  • IMPACT (Influencing/Mentoring by Purdue Athletes w/Cardinal Tradition)
  • BoilerMaker Wish (Purdue 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 ParkP
  • Participated in Sunnyside Jr. High Day

MEN'S BASKETBALL

  • Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
  • Read to kids at the Patty Jischke Child Center
  • Helped with Back-pack 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 WBB 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: 1 on 1 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: 1 on 1 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/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

  • Visit to Children's Hospital during Spring Break
  • Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
  • IMPACT: 1 on 1 mentoring to underprivileged school aged children
  • Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
  • Helping Sierra Leone: collecting 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: 1 on 1 mentoring to underprivileged school aged children
  • BoilerMaker Wish for special needs children
  • NCAA Employee visit to campus
  • Riley Hospital visit and game-day 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: 1 on 1 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 - tennis
  • Wheelchair clinic

WOMEN'S TENNIS

  • Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
  • Participated in Westminster Retirement Home's Purdue Day (3rd 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 AND FIELD/CROSS COUNTRY

  • Assisted with children's swim lessons at YMCA
  • IMPACT: 1on 1 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
  • Jischke Day Care Center volunteers
  • Boiler Elite Wrestling Club volunteers
  • Purdue Dance Marathon for Riley Children's Hospital
  • Participated in Purdue Cancer Challenge
  • Military Appreciation Night
  • Box Topps collection for Klondike Elementary School
  • College mentor for kids

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