Sept. 19, 2005
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College men's and women's swimming & diving programs will join with the American Red Cross to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast States. On Saturday, September 24th from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., swimmers from the PC swimming and diving teams and the Providence Aquatic Club will take part in a swim-for-support at the Taylor Natatorium on the PC campus, with all donations going to the American Red Cross, Rhode Island Chapter.
Swimmers from both teams will collect donations or pledges (a certain amount donated per lap each swimmer completes, swimmers will finish 200 laps) before the swim on Saturday morning, Sept. 24th. On Friday, September 30th, the team will present the American Red Cross with a check from all donations collected.
If anyone wants to make a donation or pledge, please contact Jon Caswell, Head Swimming & Diving coach, at (401) 865-2268.
For more information about the American Red Cross of Rhode Island, please call 1-800-842-1122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.