MISSION: Our mission is to serve others through volunteer community service and fundraising, in an effort to help improve the lives of those less fortunate in the City of Boston and throughout the world.




Community Outreach News

10/28/2014 - Terriers Raise Funds for Cancer Research
10/21/2014 - Terriers Volunteer at Walk Now for Autism Speaks
10/20/2014 - Men's Basketball Participates in Steps2Cure NF Walk
10/06/2014 - Terriers Volunteer at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
09/22/2014 - Terriers Run Honan 5K Road Race in Allston on Sunday
09/16/2014 - Bloom Family Leadership Academy Begins 2nd Year at Boston University
07/10/2014 - Plescow Completes Fellowship in Ghana
06/13/2014 - Women's Soccer Repeats as Terrier Cup Champions
04/22/2014 - BU Student-Athletes Host Olympic Day For Autistic Children
04/15/2014 - Women's Lacrosse Continues Support For Friends of Jaclyn Foundation
04/15/2014 - Golf Team Supports Blessings in a Backpack
04/04/2014 - Terriers Visit Franciscan Hospital for Children
02/28/2014 - BU Student-Athletes Visit the Murphy School in Dorchester
02/14/2014 - Autism Awareness Night Double Header at Agganis on Saturday
02/10/2014 - Track & Field Raises Money and Awareness for the Lupus Foundation
02/08/2014 - Women's Hockey Supports Hockey East Skating Strides Program
01/25/2014 - Terriers Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday
12/13/2013 - BU Terriers Spread Holiday Cheer to Boston Public Schools
12/10/2013 - Terriers Visit Ice Hockey in Harlem
11/25/2013 - Women's Lacrosse Volunteers at Salvation Army on Saturday
11/20/2013 - Mike Lynch serves as Honorary Principal at Fredrick School in Dorchester
11/01/2013 - Men's Basketball Announces Partnership with the Coach4aDay Program
10/29/2013 - BU Student-Athletes Kickoff CFES Program by Mentoring Jackson Mann Students
10/27/2013 - Men's Basketball Participates in Steps2Cure NF Walk
10/04/2013 - Over 300 BU Student-Athletes Volunteer for Charity Events Sunday
09/30/2013 - Softball Participates in 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
04/22/2013 - BU Student-Athletes Host Olympic Day For Special Needs Children
03/04/2013 - Track & Field Raises Money and Awareness for the Lupus Foundation
02/25/2013 - Women's Soccer Volunteers at East Boston World Cup
02/01/2013 - Terriers Celebrate National Girls & Women in Sports Day on Saturday, Feb. 2
01/28/2013 - Women's Hockey Supports Hockey East Skating Strides Program
12/14/2012 - BU Terriers Spread Holiday Cheer to Boston Public Schools
12/03/2012 - Eighth Annual Teddy Bear Toss a Big Success
11/19/2012 - BU Student-Athletes Distribute Turkeys to Local Families in Need
11/15/2012 - BU Student-Athletes Collect Donations for Hurricane Sandy Victims
10/19/2012 - BU Student-Athletes Kickoff College for Every Student Program by Mentoring Jackson Mann Students
10/15/2012 - Women's Rowing Participates in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
10/03/2012 - Men's Soccer Host Sportsmanship Day
09/24/2012 - Women's Soccer Team Participates in The Arthritis Walk
04/30/2012 - BU's Student-Athletes Mentor Jackson Mann Students as Part of College For Every Student Program
02/15/2012 - Track & Field Raises Money for the Lupus Foundation
01/31/2012 - BU Softball Team Volunteers at Local Shelter
12/20/2011 - BU Student-Athletes Give Back to the Local Community this Holiday Season
11/29/2011 - Seventh Annual Teddy Bear Toss Returns to Agganis
05/09/2011 - Terriers Host Special Olympics at BU's Competition Pool
12/14/2010 - Terrier Athletics Give Back to the Local Community for the Holidays
12/13/2010 - Women's Rowing Partners with Salvation Army to Help Spread Holiday Cheer
09/30/2010 - Lacrosse Runs at Boston's Race for the Cure
02/16/2010 - Terriers Host Special Olympics at Case Gym
01/08/2010 - America East Forms Partnership with College For Every Student
12/17/2009 - Terrier Athletics Give Back to the Local Community for the Holidays
12/09/2009 - Fifth Annual Teddy Bear Toss Returns to Agganis
10/08/2009 - Terriers Volunteer at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
10/07/2009 - BU Hosts Youth Sportsmanship Event
08/04/2009 - Women's Ice Hockey Partakes in Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
08/04/2009 - Women's Soccer Helps Raise Over $6,000 for CityKicks Program
08/04/2009 - Lacrosse Makes Third Straight Appearance at Boston's Race for the Cure
08/04/2009 - BU Student-Athletes Lend Helping Hand to Habitat for Humanity
08/04/2009 - Men's Ice Hockey Teams Up with NAAR


November 30th from 9am-1pm.

The Haley House in Roxbury on Sunday, Nov. 30 SAAC needs 5 volunteers so please make sure you get the word out to your teammates.

To sign use this link (you may have to copy and paste it):

https://docs.google.com/a/bu.edu/spreadsheets/d/1-chjrY2ZGCxFJjAEflKEwddCJN7aLO_rD5MvDkNgeqQ/edit#gid=0-


December 12th

Athlete Talent Show

SAAC would have it open to all BU students to further integrate us into the community 
contact Eline Vermeulen <elinemariev@gmail.com> for more information.


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Sept. 21, 2014

Brian Honan 5K Run/Walk
12PM Start from Tavern in the Square, Brighton.
Looking for student-athletes to participate, registration is free. Funds raised from the Brian J. Honan 5K go to support and foster local and national programs that support education, recreation, housing and healthcare. Funds also benefit the scholarship of the Allston Board of Trade and the Brighton Board of Trade. The Honan 5K run/walk welcomes everyone from competitive runners to friends of the beloved councilor onto a flat and fast USA Track and Field certified course for a sanctioned race that covers just over 3 miles of Allston-Brighton. Participants will start from Tavern In The Square at 161 Brighton Avenue in Allston, pass through historic Union Square and onto Cambridge Street towards picturesque Brighton Center on Washington Street.

For more information contact Patrick Lawlor at plawlor@bu.edu

May 4, 2014

On Sunday, May 4th the Boston University Department of Athletics will once again host the Massachusetts Special Olympics North Section Aquatics State Games Qualifier at Competition Pool. The event, organized by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will feature over 400 athletes from different swim teams across the region.

For more information on how to volunteer contact Chelsea Glincman at ckglinc@bu.edu

 
January 26, 2014

Climb America

ClimbAmerica is a special fundraising event produced by Climb Corps, a program of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Participants will climb the city's tallest buildings to support the fight against heart disease and help improve America's health, one step at a time. Registration is free and all funds raised support programming, education and research for heart disease prevention. Contact Eline Vermeulen at d1nonlyeline@gmail.com for more information.

 
December 12-13, 2013
 
17th Annual Holiday Reading, Boston Public Schools

Boston University student-athletes read to Boston Public Schools to school children. In conjunction with BU's Government and Community Affairs Department, the athletes read to elementary school children and then presented each student with a book purchased by Boston University. Elementary students were also be presented with BU Athletics posters and vouchers for tickets to BU athletics events.

 

Dec. 7, 2013
Teddy Bear Toss Agganis Arena

Ninth annual Teddy Bear Toss to benefit Boston Children's Hospital and other local charities.

 

October 13, 2013
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run Hatch Shell, Boston Esplanade
 
At least 200 student-athletes volunteers needed. MANDATORY TRAINING SESSION: OCT. 9 from 7-9p.m. in Eilberg. Please contact Nikko nxxbrady@bu.edu for more information
 
September 29, 2013
Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism Suffolk Downs, East Boston

The men's and women's hockey teams will arrive at Suffolk Downs in the morning and help set up for registering, direct walkers and cheer participants on during the day of the event. The community service outreach project is organized by BU men's and women's hockey team.

 

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013
Run for Hope for pediatric cancer research

The Four Seasons Hotel Boston will be hosting the annual Run of Hope, a 5K Run and 2K Walk, to raise funds - and awareness - for pediatric cancer research at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Anne Fruitema is the contact for this great cause and will be organizing a BU athletes team. If you are interested in participating, you can email her at annefr@bu.edu ASAP.

 

Special Olympics and Autism Speaks Sports Clinic

Sunday, April 21, 2013

As part of Boston University's participation in Global Day of Service, BU's Athletic Department will host a Special Olympics and Autism Speaks Sports Clinic on Sunday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BU's Case Gym. The sports clinic will allow young athletes to spend the afternoon participating in sports activities and be mentored by collegiate student-athletes.

This event is FREE and OPEN TO KIDS OF ALL ABILITY LEVELS ages 8+. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Patrick Lawlor at plawlor@bu.edu (857) 600-6809

Women's Lacrosse Breast Cancer Awareness Game

Friday, March 29, 2013

BU Women's Lacrosse annual breast cancer awareness game at Nickerson Field with raffles including BU gear, gift certificates, and more. Proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the cure. There will be a pregame tailgate when gates open at 6 p.m. with free food and drinks and the first 300 fans will receive a free BU Lacrosse stadium cup.



Holiday Reading Program

December 13-14, 2012

Boston Public Schools

Boston University student-athletes read to Boston Public Schools to school children. In conjunction with BU's Government and Community Affairs Department, the athletes read to elementary school children and then presented each student with a book purchased by Boston University. Elementary students were also be presented with BU Athletics posters and vouchers for tickets to BU athletics events.


November 17, 2012 (2 shifts)
Salvation Army Turkey Distribution
Salvation Army Turkey Distribution. 10-1 a.m. or 12:30-3:30. Still waiting to hear back on which locations and how many volunteers. Contact Danielle for more information. dmcal24@bu.edu


October 14, 2012
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run
Hatch Shell, Boston Esplanade

At least 100 student-athletes volunteers needed. MANDATORY TRAINING SESSION: OCT. 9 from 7-9p.m. in Eilberg. Please contact Nikko nxxbrady@bu.edu for more information


September 30, 2012
Greater Boston Walk Now for Autism
Suffolk Downs, East Boston

The men's and women's hockey teams will arrive at Suffolk Downs in the morning and help set up for registering, direct walkers and cheer participants on during the day of the event. The community service outreach project is organized by BU men's and women's hockey team.


October 10, 2012
Jones to Co-Host Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast at Fenway Park
State Street Pavilion at Fenway Park

Men's basketball head coach Joe Jones will be part of a discussion panel at the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in the State Street Pavilion at Fenway Park.

Special Olympics and Autism Speaks Sports Clinic

Sunday, April 21, 2013

As part of Boston University's participation in Global Day of Service, BU's Athletic Department will host a Special Olympics and Autism Speaks Sports Clinic on Sunday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BU's Case Gym. The sports clinic will allow young athletes to spend the afternoon participating in sports activities and be mentored by collegiate student-athletes.

This event is FREE and OPEN TO KIDS OF ALL ABILITY LEVELS ages 8+. Pre-registration is required.

For more information, please contact Patrick Lawlor at plawlor@bu.edu (857) 600-6809




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