Volleyball Team Participates in 24th Annual 9Cares Colorado Shares Holiday Drive
Nov. 13, 2006
GREELEY, Colo. - Prior to their regular season finale on Saturday, Nov. 11, the University of Northern Colorado women's volleyball team spent some time giving back to the community. The Bears volunteered with the 24th Annual 9Cares Colorado Shares Holiday Drive.
The members of the Bears volleyball team helped collect and sort food at two locations in Greeley, the Westlake King Soopers and the Greeley Mall.
"This was a great opportunity for our team to give back to the community," Bears head coach Lyndsey Benson said. "It is a great reminder at this time of year how blessed we are. These events keep things in perspective for our team."
With the help of the volleyball team and many people from around the state of Colorado, the program set a new all-time record in 2006. With a few items still to be inventoried, the program collected 339,323 pounds (169 tons) of food.