Mavericks Take Action with Community Service – UNO Article

Student-athletes within Omaha Athletics are living up to one of the guiding principles of the department’s mission statement and one of the university’s core tenets of community engagement by helping families in North Omaha.

Student-athletes within Omaha Athletics are living up to one of the guiding principles of the department’s mission statement and one of the university’s core tenets of community engagement by helping families in North Omaha.

Student-athletes from both the UNO baseball and golf teams are working with Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and the 4Urban.org organization led by Preston Love, Jr. to address the needs of children and families that are most acute during the holidays and beyond.

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the teams will join with community members to distribute toys and gifts to 30 children in need to help brighten the extended holiday season.

“Our student-athletes take very seriously their call to be a part of the greater Omaha community,” said Trev Alberts, Vice Chancellor for Athletics. “I am grateful that these Mavericks have taken the lead in improving the lives of deserving families through this partnership. Read full article...

published: 2021/01/07
contact: Dave Ahlers - Omaha Athletics