June 17, 2014 - by

For the 2006-07 academic year, student-athletes volunteered over 5,000 community service hours. The National Consortium for Academics and Sports honored FSU Athletics for the most successful outreach and community service program in which FSU student-athletes impacted the lives of over 150,000 youths.


Some of the highlighted programs in the area of community outreach included but are not limited to; donated funds and books to schools with underprivileged youth in underdeveloped areas, Muscular Dystrophy Association Camp, Able Trust, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Kid’s Votes, USA, Big Brother’s Big Sisters.


Other groups that the student-athletes have worked with include but are not limited to:

  • The Dick Howser Center for Developmentally Disabled Youths
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Leon County Schools
  • Step Up Florida
  • March of Dimes
  • United Way
  • American Cancer Society
  • Department of Transportation
  • Girl Scouts
  • Special Olympics
  • Seminole Boosters
  • Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida
  • American Heart Association
  • Volunteer Florida-Governor’s Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service
  • Tallahassee Moose Lodge
  • Kids Vote
  • Guardian Ad Litem, and
  • FSU Youth Days.

 ***Over 439 student-athletes participated in community service events for the 2006-07 academic school year volunteering for combined total of 5,340 hours.


If interested in participating in the Seminoles in the Community program please download the Seminole Spirit Request Form and fax it to 850-644-7025.  For more information, please contact Yashiva Edwards, 850-645-2715 or yedwards@fsu.edu




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