NEW YORK – Rising junior Rachel de la Torre (New York, N.Y.) of the Southern Connecticut State University gymnastics team continued her volunteer work at a New York soup kitchen earlier this week. She once again helped to make sandwiches that will be distributed to the city’s needy.
This event is just one example of many community outreach events that SCSU student-athletes will take part in as part of the Tim Greer Insurance Agency Community Service Cup.
Initiated in September, 2008, the ‘Community Service Cup’ program provides a competitive format that allows student-athletes to gain an enriched experience through engagement with the on-campus and local communities by supporting ventures of traditional citizens, campus community members and peer students and student-athletes. SCSU student-athletes volunteered more than 4,000 hours of their time to numerous outreach efforts, both on-campus and in Greater New Haven, during the 2013-14 academic year.