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Lady Tigers Spend Day in Community

Lady Tigers Spend Day in Community

Dec. 16, 2009

CLEMSON, SC – Fresh off of a 78-65 victory on Tuesday night, the Clemson women’s basketball team spent time at three separate community service projects on Wednesday. The Lady Tigers visited Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen in Seneca, SC, Helping Hands in Central, SC, and Six Mile Elementary School.

Head Coach Cristy McKinney led a group of six student-athletes to Seneca, SC where the team members helped to prepare and serve lunch at Our Daily Soup Kitchen, which typically serves between 100-110 people per day.

A.G. Hall and six student-athletes went to Central, SC to assist in the daily preparations and organization of the Helping Hands Thrift Store. Helping Hands allows member of the community to donate used items, whose proceeds go to those in need in the area. The store also accepts food donations for distribution.

A third group of student-athletes traveled to Six Mile Elementary school in Six Mile, SC. The Lady Tigers spent time with the students, reading with them, as well as assisting teachers in their daily activities.

The Lady Tigers have been active in the community throughout the season, often visiting local charities and hospitals.