“The conference also continued its heavy commitment to service. In what has become an annual tradition, nearly every NEAC member school held a fundraiser in October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, collectively raising thousands of dollars towards breast cancer research. Many of the conference’s women’s basketball teams also participated in the “Play 4Kay” initiative throughout the season to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.
One conference member took its service overseas, as the Keuka College women’s and men’s volleyball teams donated over $400 of school supplies to the Casey Community School in Gallon Jug, Belize, while also providing a personalized message and autographed photo to each of the school’s 51 students. After serving two separate field periods in Belize, senior women’s volleyball player Meg Houlihan (Elysian, Minn.) was the brainchild behind the project, which gained national exposure after being featured in the Spring 2014 edition of NCAA Champion Magazine.”
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