|Posted December 13, 2011|
ThunderWolves, United Way to hold weekend toy drive
PUEBLO, Colo. (GoThunderWolves.com - Dec. 13, 2011) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's and women's basketball teams are teaming up with United Way of Pueblo County to host a drop-off location for the Angel Tree Program this weekend. Fans can bring a new, unwrapped toy during the basketball games scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Massari Arena. The ThunderWolf women play Friday at 5:30 p.m. against Western New Mexico and on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. versus New Mexico Highlands. The men will follow each night with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff. Any fan that brings one new, unwrapped toy to the game will receive $2 off a general admission ticket!
"We are very appreciative of any help members of the community may be able to provide and to CSU-Pueblo for helping to make this Christmas special for our struggling friends, neighbors and their children," explained Captain Harold Laubach of The Salvation Army. "The Salvation Army of Pueblo's Angel Tree Program currently has 1,865 children (766 families) signed up to receive gifts this holiday season. Currently, 365 children are still available for angel adoption. Although 1,500 of the angel tags have been taken, unfortunately not all tags and gifts are returned to be distributed to the children in need."
All donations received will benefit the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program, which annually provides Christmas gifts for hundreds of Pueblo children who otherwise would have to go without. In addition, there are currently many angel tags still available at the Salvation Army Angel Tree display in the Pueblo Mall for adoption. You can team up with the ThunderWolves to make a difference for these children and families.
Come out and "Bring the Thunder" to Massari Arena and support a good cause on Friday and Saturday night!
For more information contact CSU-Pueblo Associate Athletic Director Niki Whitaker at (719) 549-2021.