May 27, 2014

Women’s Hockey Raises Money for School Supplies at Vartan Gregorian

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Brown women's hockey team, led by senior Kelly Kittredge (Mahwah, N.J.), helped donate nearly $600 worth of Staples gift cards last Thursday to help Vartan Gregorian Elementary School purchase school supplies.

"As volunteers working in the classrooms, we get to see what the kids have and don't have," Kittredge said. "They are so appreciative of how Brown athletic teams work with the kids. I've volunteered at Fox Point all four years at Brown and I know my teammates all love working there as well."

The service efforts furthered the longstanding connection between Brown Athletics and Vartan Gregorian. Brown student-athletes have established a tradition of community outreach, with the women's hockey team playing its part through volunteering with the Greater Providence Youth Hockey Association and hosting frequent free hockey clinics at Meehan Auditorium.