Mean Green Involved in The Community

Mean Green Involved in The Community

DENTON, Texas (10/17/11) - North Texas student-athletes volunteered at the 2011 Denton Heart Walk at Apogee Stadium on Saturday morning. Members of the swimming, tennis, women's basketball and volleyball teams woke up early this past weekend to help make the charity event a success.

The volleyball and tennis teams led the walkers and runners on the 2.5 mile course around Apogee Stadium. The women's basketball team manned the water stations, distributing refreshments to the walkers and runners throughout the course.

The swimmers were in charge of the Pet Stop where people could leave their dogs while they walked. They also cheered on the participants as they finished.

More than 200 walkers participated in the 2011 Denton Heart Walk, which is one of 300-plus cities across America in taking a stand against heart disease and helping save lives.

Each year millions of people participate in Heart Walks around the country. Each walker is asked to raise money from friends and family, coworkers, business acquaintances, association members, etc. The money that is raised each year will be used to fund the valuable research, education and advocacy efforts of the American Heart Association.

The North Texas Athletic Department seeks to provide opportunities for Mean Green student-athletes, coaches, and administrators to interact with the local and regional community in an effort to extend goodwill, to help fulfill specific needs, and to "give back" to our valued constituents. Past projects have included reading to children at various schools and after-school programs, neighborhood beautification projects, Habitat for Humanity and others.

2011-12 Volunteer Projects

Providing Holiday Cheer

Athletes Volunteer At Denton Heart Walk

2009-10 Volunteer Projects

Ringing The Red Kettle

Upward Basketball

2008-09 Volunteer Projects

Reading and Hoops Program

CANstruction Contest 

Black History Month

Cumberland Presbyterian Fall Festival

2007-08 Volunteer Projects

IEAS and Habitat For Humanity

Ringing The Red Kettle

2006-07 Volunteer Projects

2006 Boo Bash

Hearts For Homes

Angel Tree Program

2005-06 Volunteer Projects

Holiday Cheer

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Visit

Hurricane Relief

Football Hurricane Relief

Fair Oaks Retirement Home

2004-05 Volunteer Projects

Cumberland Presbyterian Children's Home Fall Festival

Salvation Army's Red Kettle Bell Ringers

Keep Denton Beautiful

Adopt-A-Block

Denton Mudbug Boil

North Texas Family Olympics

 


 

 

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