NESCAC In The Community November/December 2018

The Middlebury Women's Tennis team volunteered with HOPE prepping ingredients for holiday apple pies
The Middlebury Cross Country teams spent an afternoon volunteering with the Middlebury Area Land Trust doing maintenance on the Trail Around Middlebury
The Colby Men's Ice Hockey team raised nearly $6,000, doubling last year's total, during a Movember campaign.
The NESCAC held its inaugural Future Leaders Forum at Trinity College, a professional development and networking event aimed at promoting the growth of underrepresented coaches and administrators and exposing attendees to Division III principles. The event was chosen as the November NCAA Division III Diversity Spotlight Initiative, which recognizes and promotes outstanding diversity related projects and programming on Division III campuses and in conference offices.
The Bowdoin Ice Hockey teams held a "Skate with the Polar Bears" Food Drive at Watson Arena
The Bates, Hamilton and Trinity Squash teams joined forces with the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Vs. Cancer Program raising awareness and funds for local kids with cancer.
The Trinity Men's & Women's Basketball teams hosted a "Toys for Tots" toy drive in December
Tufts Football contributed to the Tufts Reading Program with partner school - Brooks Elementary. Tufts student-athletes read to both kindergarten and fourth-grade classes.
Wesleyan SAAC sponsored a "Dunk Your Kicks" drive to help support the Max Cure Foundation's fight against pediatric cancer (DunkYourKicks.org). The group also sponsored a "Stuff the Nets" drive for unwrapped gifts for children ages 5-11. The gifts will be given to the students at the MacDonough Elementary School.
The Colby SAAC and Hope Happens Here raised $2,500 to donate to the national chapter of Active Minds, an organization that promotes mental health awareness in college students.
The Tufts Women's Basketball team partnered with Emerson on a clothing drive at a recent game to support Catie's Closet, which provides clothing to children in need within their schools.
Williams staff, coaches and student-athletes wrapped 125 presents for kids at the Hillcrest Education Center. Williams student-athletes have raised money for the gifts for the center for the last 18 years.

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